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Known About Fluoride
  Upper Intake Level
  Toothpaste Warning
  Interferes with Brain
  Fetal Vulnerability
  Neurotoxicity

Needs to Be Known
  Amniotic Fluid
  Crazy Advice
  Fluoride Drugs
  Pharmacy or Faucet?
  Premature Birth
  Infant Mortality
  Life Decay

Fluoridation 'Science'
  Endorsementality
  Bogus Sales Pitch
  CDC's Irrationale
  EPA's Pollutant
  PHS's Debunkery

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Memes to Use


The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) ignores fetal fluoride exposure,
but its fluoride toothpaste warning indicates that babies in the womb
can be at risk when their mother drinks fluoridated tap water.

Fluoride Toothpaste Fetus

With every 3 cups of fluoridated tap water a mother drinks,
her unborn child receives about 0.3 milligrams of fluoride.

This is over the dose of fluoride in a pea-sized dab of toothpaste
that the FDA warns can be poisonous if swallowed by a 5-year-old.

Fluoride Toothpaste Warning and Children in the Womb

Fluoride toothpaste has a FDA-mandated warning:
"If you accidentally swallow more than used for brushing,
get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away
."

Fluoride Concentration: Water, Toothpaste

"Children under 6 years of age: use a pea-sized amount"
of toothpaste that contains approximately 0.25 mg of fluoride.

Smear and pea-sized amount of toothpaste

That same 0.25 mg dose of fluoride in a dab of toothpaste is also
contained in 1½ cups of tap water optimally fluoridated at 0.7 mg/liter.

When a pregnant woman drinks 3 cups of fluoridated water, she consumes 0.5 mg of fluoride. Fetal fluoride levels are about two-thirds of maternal levels, therefore her unborn child receives about 0.3 mg – more fluoride than in a pea-sized dab of toothpaste.

See Fetal Fluoride Levels, pages 54-55 of
Pregnancy and Fluoride Do Not Mix

FDA Confirms Ineffectiveness of Fluoridated Water

After reviewing the best available evidence,
FDA would only allow this very weak
Health Claim for Fluoridated Water:

"Drinking fluoridated water may reduce the risk of tooth decay."

OMG! The chance of getting a cavity might be reduced.

The same can be said for drinking clean water.

Fetal Abuse
Intentionally adding an EPA-designated "developmental neurotoxicant" to the drinking water that pregnant women are encouraged to drink is "domestic violence," something America's Founders provided a Constitutional remedy for – in the same clause that protects us from "invasion." (Imagine our response if the dubious fluoridation chemicals we import from China were added to our drinking water by the Chinese government!)

Where does your child get her fluoride?
Where does your child get her fluoride:
Pharmacy or Faucet?