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Last week on Instagram, an account with over a million followers shared a “fact”: eating hot dogs in pregnancy increases child brain cancer risk by 33%. I posted immediately to dispel this claim, and to discuss the limitations of the study referenced. But here's the full data dive on this and similar studies. Want more on pregnancy and parenting? Subscribe to the ParentData newsletter for free at ParentData.org. You can also become a paid subscriber for access to the full ParentData archive (searchable by topic) and an extra newsletter every week.