Did you just learn that you were pregnant? Do you smoke? Then quit. And do it as soon as you can. Every single cigarette that you do not smoke improves your baby’s chances to be born healthy and happy.
Everyone should know that smoking and consuming alcohol raises a large number of problems and placed your unborn child under many health risks.
Smoking raises the chance for miscarriage, placental problems, and preterm birth to name just a few. But like alcohol, smoking also impacts fetal growth. It increase the risk of stillbirths and infant death.
But as we learn more about the effects cigarettes have on unborn children our understanding of just how dangerous it really is also increases.
Smoking has been linked to cleft lip as well as cleft palate.
Now you can not only improve your health but you can give your child the chance to start life under healthier circumstances as well.
Remember, it is never too late to quit smoking.