Cigarette Smoking and Babies

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How does smoking affect the unborn child?

Cigarette Smoking and Babies

Babies born to women who smoke can experience complications and health risks associated with low birth weight.

However if mothers can quit smoking within the first three months of pregnancy, the risk of low birth weight is dramatically decreased.

   

Comments

7/18/2006 3:24:59 PM
jen said:

not very encouraging for pregnant smokers over 3 months pregnant to even bother quiting, whats the point?!




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