Your doctor was clear – smoking during pregnancy is dangerous to your baby and must be avoided. You did as what your doctor advised you. However, what if you experienced a relapse after delivering your baby? Is it safe to breastfeed?
Studies show that at least 10 percent of pregnant women in the US smoke. Cigarette smoking during pregnancy has plenty of negative side effects not just on the mother but to her baby. Quitting smoking before planning to conceive is necessary to avoid the possible health risks.
Even in tiny amounts the presence of secondhand smoke nullifies all efforts of creating a healthy environment for the mother and her baby. A healthy environment is necessary for a healthy pregnancy. Proper diet and exercise are not enough to make sure that the mother and her child are safeguarded from possible risks and complications […]
[widget id=”ad_unit-10″]ad_unit-10[/widget] Smoking during pregnancy can affect the life of the unborn in many different ways. The complications may range from physical to mental or behavioral problems. The long term effects of smoking to the baby’s health may not be diagnosed until after a certain period of time. Sometimes, the symptoms occur during childhood and […]
Despite the alarming side effects of smoking, millions of people can’t live a day without it. Tobacco is sold everywhere and you need no prescription for it. Same with alcohol, tobacco is perhaps the most abused drugs in the world. Even though numerous health groups, public and private organizations in the country are very active […]
Congratulations on your pregnancy. It is a very special gift being a mother. And as you carry your baby you might be thinking how important it is to take care of yourself. And if you smoke quitting is the best thing you can do for yourself and your baby. There are hundreds of quit smoking […]