Saturday, June 7, 2014

10 Ways for Pregnant Women to Reduce Wireless Exposure



From the BabySafe Project - Know your exposure by taking the quiz! 

10 Ways to Reduce Your Wireless Exposure


  1. Avoid carrying your cell phone on your body (e.g. in a pocket or bra).

  2. Avoid holding any wireless device against your body when in use.

  3. Use your cell phone on speaker setting or with an “air tube” headset.

  4. Avoid using your wireless device in cars, trains or elevators.

  5. Avoid cordless phones, especially where you sleep.

  6. Whenever possible, connect to the internet with wired cables.

  7. When using Wi-Fi, connect only to download, then disconnect.

  8. Avoid prolonged or direct exposure to Wi-Fi routers.

  9. Unplug your home Wi-Fi router when not in use (e.g. at bedtime).

  10. Sleep as far away from wireless utility meters (i.e. “smart” meters) as possible.