I do not have a whole lot to say about this; it is pretty self-explanatory. “Exposure during pregnancy to flame retardant chemicals commonly found in the home is linked to lower birthweight babies.” I just want you to read it, and keep it in mind. PBDEs are dangerous.
We have to remember that everything a pregnant woman is exposed to during pregnancy affects the fetus and will affect the baby once it is born, too. If you are just planning to conceive or already trying to conceive, now is the time to reduce your exposure to environmental toxins.
It is pretty easy to make this switch. Try these easy things: