”Women who ate organically produced food during pregnancy had halved likelihood of giving birth to a boy with hypospadias compared to women who never or seldom did so.
These are findings from a new study from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, newly published by Environmental Health Perspectives.
Hypospadias denotes a male urogenital anomaly in which the opening of the urinary tract is not positioned exactly at the tip of the penis. This condition arises during fetal life, and is surgically corrected after birth.
This study shows that mothers who report eating organic food within one or more of six food categories, had less than half the probability of delivering boys with hypospadias compared with women who reported ”never or seldom” eating organic food.”