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Families in the Iraqi city of Fallujah are calling for an investigation into their claims of a rise in the number of birth defects.
They have raised concerns about the weapons used by American forces in 2004 - when Fallujah suffered one of the heaviest bombardments of the entire war in Iraq.
Originally posted by spines
I would be interested in seeing the psychological effects of the war on expecting mothers and their children. The baby is attached (literally) to the mother and her psychological distress (anger from the war, helplessness of their situation, lack of any consistant infastructure, etc...) may affect the development of the child.