Effects of Smoking during Pregnancy
When it comes to smoking, it’s bad for you no matter what the situation. Whether it’s peer pressure or something you do to look cool, it simply isn’t worth it. There’s the risk of developing lung cancer, your life span gets cut into half and honestly, there is nothing attractive about smoker’s cough.
But then there are those who smoke during pregnancy. While it’s hazardous even to put yourself through the dangers of smoking, when you can’t seem to get off it even when you’re pregnant, that’s where things get finicky. It is noted that 10-12% of the women smoke during pregnancy, and about 30% smoke in their last term. Certain perils of smoking when pregnant are highlighted below.
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