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couple consulting a doctor for reproductive health problemsYour Job Can Affect Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Your Family's Health

Most women can safely keep working in their job during their pregnancy. But some jobs involve exposures that are harmful to pregnant or breastfeeding women. It is also important to protect your home and family from chemicals that might be brought home by other family members from work.



Learn More About Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Your Family's Health

Pregnancy and Your Job

Learn how pregnancy can affect your safety as a worker.

Breastfeeding and Your Job

Learn how workplace exposures can affect breastfeeding, and what you can do.

Take-Home Exposures

Learn about take-home exposures, how they affect your family and how to keep your family safe.

Personal Protective Equipment

Learn about equipment that can help keep you safe at work.

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Learn more about reproductive hazards that might be found in common jobs.

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Learn more about specific exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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