Talcum is mineral which is finely ground to create a powder. Commonly called talc, talc-based powders have been under scrutiny for many years for their link with ovarian cancer. Also, inhaling the airborne powder at the very least can contribute to the inflammation of the airways and pneumonia for infants.
Why take a risk by using talc-based powders? Use some non-talc alternatives, and keep you and your baby safe from being exposed to harmful toxins.
Click this link to find some talc-free alternatives.