Prenatal Bisphenol A Exposure and Child Behavior in an Inner-City Cohort
Background: Experimental laboratory evidence suggests that bisphenol A (BPA), an endocrine disruptor, is a neurodevelopmental toxicant. However, there have been limited and inconclusive results with respect to sex-specific BPA effects on child behavior.
Objective: We examined the association between prenatal BPA exposure and child behavior, adjusting for postnatal BPA exposure and hypothesizing sex-specific effects.
Methods: We followed African-American and Dominican women and their children from pregnancy to child’s age 5 years, collecting ...Continue Reading →