United States: Scientists recently reveals in the study that the Plastic wrapping’s containing chemicals are having connections with the premature births. Explaining the contentions, it is said that the Bisphenol A or BPA is a chemical which is commonly found in many plastics and this can lead to preterm births.
It is notable that the premature or preterm births of babies are commonly treated when the birth of the baby occurs before 37 weeks of pregnancy and such babies are termed as ‘preemies’ or ‘premmies’. And these preemies or premmies found always in the greater risk for cerebral palsy, delays in development, hearing problems, and problems seeing. Also it is greatest contributor to infant death.
The scientist made it clear that when the pregnant women found with high concentrations of the chemical Bisphenol A or BPA, then they are more likely to deliver their babies early. The study is revealed by the experts from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Moreover, as Dr. Ramkumar Menon- the author of Study found stated that as the BPA (the chemical) is used in the construction and coatings of the food containers, the women found continuously exposed to it and the instances which can be seen in the food of this chemical, is increased by microwave or other heat sources.
Even it is also sought to maintain that the said chemical is in such wide range of use, that the all the women have some level of exposure to it. And as such and also as per CDC, there is every single baby amongst the Ten babies born in United States is delivered premature. Moreover, in the United Kingdom too, there can be seen nearly 7 per cents of the births goes to suffer premature deaths too, as shown by the Non- profit organization Tommy’s
It was seen in the study, that the scientists have analyzed pregnant women’s blood samples (the women who were admitted to the hospitals for labor and delivery) and after their research, they found result.
Moreover, the scientists have also tested the amniotic fluid of the fetus, which was collected during labor. The instances and insults of this study is being published in the Journal of Maternal- Fetal & Neonatal Medicine.