Can babies be harmed by plastic pollution before birth?

Laboratory tests show microplastics could reach the placenta and affect the health of mothers and babies

Climate change is decreasing fertility rates

Less people are having children year-on-year due to fears of climate change according to new research

Defra refutes disposable nappy tax – but how would it protect the environment?

Brits dispose of around 3bn disposable nappies per year, which makes up 3% of household waste. Could a tax have changed this? What do parents think?

New parents see energy bills grow

New parents see their energy use grow in the first two months after having a baby, according to a poll of parents which shows two in three new parents find energy use increases with a baby’s arrival. Nearly a fifth (18%) find their energy use went up considerably, with four in 10 (40%) tumble drying […]