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Many things can impact the ability to have healthy children for both women and men, including hazards in the workplace. Some workplace hazards can affect the ability to become pregnant, the health of unborn children, and child development. Many people don’t consider their job as a possible cause for reproductive problems, but they need to be aware of some issues. Whether you are considering having children now or not, reproductive hazards matter all the time, for both men and women.

Although workplace exposures can affect reproductive health, there are things you can do to better ensure your job does not hinder your ability to have a healthy family. Learn more here about reproductive risks that both women and men face.

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