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Six reasons to protect babies and children from air pollution(WHO)

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  1. Their lungs are still developing, and air pollution can interfere with this biological process.
  2. Their bodies are less able to metabolize, detoxify, and excrete the toxicants contained in air pollution.
  3. Their brains are still developing and neurotoxic compounds in air pollution can affect children’s cognitive development.
  4. They inhale more air per unit of bodyweight than adults.
  5. They are more active and therefore breathe in more air pollution.
  6. Babies born to women who were exposed to air pollution during their pregnancy are more likely to be premature and low birth weight
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