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Question

Can BPA cause problems with trying to conceive?

 

Answer

BPA and other endocrine disrupting chemicals can have negative effects on male fertility.

BPA is widely used in plastic products like water bottles and the lining of tin cans. You can learn more about endocrine disrupting chemicals and how to avoid them on the Your Fertility website.

 


Answered by: Dr Karin Hammerberg

Dr Karin HammerbergKarin is a Registered Nurse with extensive clinical and research experience in fertility health promotion and infertility care. She's also a Senior Research Fellow at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia and Senior Research Officer at the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA).

 

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