Lead poisoning is a serious problem. Lead poisoning is especially dangerous for children. Children with lead poisoning usually do not look or act sick. The symptoms of lead poisoning may include tiredness, sleeplessness, stomach ache or vomiting. Lead poisoning can cause damage to the kidneys, nervous system, and brain.
The following information will help you understand how lead poisoning may effect your child, how exposure to lead happens, sources of lead, how to get tested and treated.
Simple Ways to Help Prevent Childhood Lead Poisoning