Radiation

some radiation can save lives, but will destroy your babies.

Radiation symptoms

  • nausea and vomiting
  • spontaneous bleeding
  • bloody diarrhea
  • sloughing of skin
  • hair loss
  • severe fatigue
  • mouth ulcers
  • cause the baby to have cancer
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Radiation statistics


  • 50% chance of death coming in contact with 5 Sv
  • most Radiation exposure comes from radon gas in the ground
  • everyone one is exposed to some from of radiation at anytime
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What you can do to avoid radiation

Be sure to inform your health care provider that you are pregnant before you get an x-ray or other tests that use radiation.

Support groups

There are many support groups for many different types of birth defects. This website has a lot to choose from.