Our mission is to share the conversation about chemicals
in everyday products found on the grocery shelves that contribute
to breast cancer; empowering women to make safer choices to protect
their breasts during the most vulnerable periods of their lives.

Protect Our Breasts

1 in 8

Breast cancer is a disease that touches the lives of many. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the course of their lifetime.

everyday exposure

Research shows that exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals and carcinogens can lead to a breast cancer diagnosis later in life.

windows of susceptibility

Up through a woman’s first full-term pregnancy is a time when women are particularly vulnerable to these harmful chemicals. It is up to us to stop breast cancer before it starts.

Protect Our Breasts

Hello Expo!!!! We ๐Ÿซถ seeing everyone today at @natprodexpo and canโ€™t wait to walk the floor again tomorrow ๐Ÿ’š ... See MoreSee Less

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๐Ÿ’š The Protect Our Breasts national e-board is so excited to be attending Natural Products Expo East in Philadelphia to meet safer alternative brands! We especially look forward to meeting those who seek to make a difference in alignment with our mission. Remember to turn on Instagram notifications for instant updates from the expo! ๐Ÿ’š ... See MoreSee Less

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๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸผHow to better protect your little ones as a new mom:

๐Ÿ‘ผChoose silicone pacifiers over plastic to avoid chemicals of concerns.

๐ŸผAvoid beverages from plastic bottles and substitute them for metal or glass bottles!

๐Ÿซ™Try to use silicone storage or ball jars instead of plastic breast milk storage bags

โŒ Avoid baby food in plastic packaging - especially if it is going to be heated or stored in a warm location

๐Ÿซฃ "Microwaveable" plastic pouches are also categorized as a big concern - so it is best to stay away from these packages

๐Ÿ’šFollow us to learn more ways you can make the switch to safe packaging!
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2 weeks ago

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Pizza boxes!๐Ÿ•

Sometimes there is a paper that keeps the grease away and sometimes the box itself seems to repel the oil. The chemical that "degreases" is most likely in the class of PFAs, often referred to as the forever chemicals because they don't breakdown for a long, long time. Migration of these chemicals into the pizza is what we are most concerned about - who needs this toxin adding to our body burden?

Follow Kajal's example and chose a safer alumni foil!
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2 weeks ago

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Our favorite brands are working to keep us safer! Our 30 organic brands have committed to providing safer packaging. On Wednesday, we posted about the migration of chemicals from packaging into the products we consume. It's so important to us that our brands care, not just about the chemicals in the product, but also the chemicals that could be in the packaging itself. Comment below your other favorite organic brands you would like us to partner with! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š ... See MoreSee Less

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