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#1 of 2 Old 02-11-2010, 01:36 AM - Thread Starter
 
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We are seriously considering a job opportunity for DH in Logan, UT. Unfortunately, Cache Valley has the problem of major air pollution in the winter. We are having a baby in mid-August, and I'm wondering what the impact might be for my 5-6 month old when the inversion is happening next winter? Does it increase the chance of SIDS or any other problems for infants that are exposed?

We are considering me staying with my parents in another part of the country for that time frame to not run the risk of what it might do to the baby. I also will have children ages eight to two at that time.

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I've been in UT for a year and I am also worried about the air quality. I don't know any stats about how it affects infants. My baby has been just fine, though. I haven't noticed her having any health problems that my older kids didn't when they were babies. I have heard of people developing asthma because of the poor air quality but I don't have any real data....

These websites look helpful

Utah Air Quality


Utah Health Dept
The health dept has a place where you can submit a question--they probably know about any research studies that have been done.

Utah Moms for Clean Air

This looks like a good place to find research
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