Pregnancy

Aluminum

Aluminum incorporation into the brain of rat fetuses and sucklings. 2001, Yumoto, Brain Res Bull

Pregnant rats were given subcutaneous injections of radioactive aluminum, which reached the embryo’s brain in just a couple of days. After the birth, the aluminum continued to accumulate in the brain, now passed on through the breast milk.

Aluminum

Association between maternal exposure to aluminum and the risk of congenital heart defects in offspring. 2016, Liu, Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol

High level of aluminum in mother’s hair is associated with congenital heart defects of the child.

Aluminum

A study of the distribution of aluminum in human placental tissues based on alkaline solubilization with determination by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry. 2010, Kruger, Metallomics

95% of women who gave birth had aluminum found in the placenta, 81% had it in the placental membrane, 46% - in the umbilical cord. This goes to the question of vaccinating pregnant women.