So, you're in love, huh? Maybe it's with a person, your child, a companion animal, or all of the above! Or perhaps you've looking for love and don't know where to start, but you know you want it to be an eco-vegan relationship. No matter your situation, the articles in this section will help your love life become as healthy and green as possible.
Researchers in large study conclude that parents should buy organic for their children - an article from MSNBC
By Dr. Jill Hechtman M.D. OB/GYN explains, in a somewhat cheesy and lacking video, that it is completely safe to have a vegetarian diet while pregnant. And since she doesn't mentioned that dairy is necessary, I assume that she believes veganism is OK too. Her main piece of advice is to make sure you get enough protein and nutrients, recommending beans, vegetables, pre-natal vitamins, and extra supplements. She says, "the [food] pyramid is essentially the same, just take out the meat and add your proteins that will help keep your diet balanced"
Article on Mother Nature Network about study linking PBDEs (polybrominated diphenyl ethers) in flame retardants to difficulties in women who are trying to conceive. Researchers found "that the higher the rate of PBDEs that were found in a woman's blood, the longer it had taken her to become pregnant."