The health advisory for Pittsburg and Antioch has been lifted. The advisory was issued for people with respiratory sensitivities this morning after a chemical release at Dow Chemical in Pittsburg. Contra Costa HazMat staff are investigating the incident.
More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Benefits of Healthy Birth Spacing
Baby can be born at the right time and have a healthy weight.
Baby can develop well because Mom can give lots of attention to the baby.
Mom will have more energy and be less "stressed out".
Mom will have more time to bond with the baby.
Future babies will be healthier because Mom's body had enough time to replace nutrient stores before getting pregnant again.
Children who are adequately spaced are better prepared to begin kindergarten, and perform better in school.
Mom has more time to spend with the child and the child receives more attention and assistance with developmental tasks.