Reducing and/or eliminating the more than one billion pounds of pesticides used last year is more urgent than ever. “There is compelling evidence that exposure of pregnant women to very low levels of organophosphate pesticides is associated with lower IQs and difficulties with learning, memory or attention in their children.”

Source: Leading researchers call for a ban on widely used insecticides: Use of organophosphates has lessened, but risks to early brain development still too high — ScienceDaily