Smoking During Pregnancy

Severe adverse effects of smoking may be reversible if it is stopped early in pregnancy

Severe adverse effects of smoking may be reversible if it is stopped early in pregnancy

In women who stopped smoking before 15 weeks’ gestation, rates of spontaneous preterm birth and small for gestational age infants did not differ from those in non-smokers, indicating that these severe adverse effects of smoking may be reversible if smoking is stopped early in pregnancy. It’s known that smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of […]

Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy

Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy

Mothers of “hyperkinetic” children were found to smoke an average of 14 cigarettes during pregnancy compared to only 6 cigarettes smoked on average for mothers of “normal” children. The study, conducted by the Department of Psychology at the University of Saskatoon, Canada, studied 20 children (18 boys, 2 girls) who were currently being treated with […]