Things We’ve Read: Week of Oct. 13th, 2014

Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals Alter Thyroid Hormone Activity During Pregnancy (Science Times): A new study shows that endocrine-disrupting chemicals interfere with the thyroid hormone in infants’ brain development.

DWI: My Parenting Philosophy (HuffPost): A mother of five gives insight on her choice parenting method: Deal With It.

Companies Offering Coverage To Female Employees Wanting To Freeze Their Eggs (CBS New York): Many women are choosing to start families later in life and some companies are supporting that effort in a big way.

Whole Foods Launches Revolutionary Program To Rate Health And Environmental Impact Of Produce (Environmental Working Group): Whole Foods is raising the bar in grocery retail by upping the standards of quality and environmental impact of their produce.

Cancer Causing Ingredients – What You Need To Know (Feel Good Style): A break down of seven of the most dangerous ingredients commonly found in cosmetics which are putting you at serious health risk.

Pregnancy Is Not An Invitation To Comment On My Body (HuffPost): Be sensitive about comments to any pregnant woman!

Babies Beware: Your Parents Don’t Know How To Use A Car Seat (Yahoo): According to a study, more than 9 out of 10 parents unknowingly use car seats incorrectly on the first trip home from the hospital.