n.b. Rachel Carson, in Silent Spring, warned of the increasing prevalence of pediatric cancer, which was once almost unheard of. We are using exponentially MORE pesticides than we did since the book came out (shame on us), not to mention all the chemicals and plastics., etc.
Was it any wonder, then, that the ocology ward, when our son as in the hospital, was packed full, including with babies (he was 18 months old)??
Some fertility highlights:
. A dramatic decline in sperm counts over the past 50 years in many countries.Please remember, too, that even if one DOES manage to get pregnant, all these things that affect fertility/cause cancer can also affect the fetus,
• Significant increases in testicular cancer.
• Infertility is thought to affect 15-20% of couples in industrialized countries compared to 7-8%
in the early 1960s.
• Girls are reaching puberty at a disturbingly early age in many parts of the world.
• The incidence of endometriosis in women has become alarmingly high in some countries.