Thursday, 14 October 2010

ACOG says, Don’t Smoke during Pregnancy

If you are smoke while you are pregnant, you are exposing the baby to a host of damaging chemicals, including carbon monoxide, tar and nicotine, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The ACOG says smoking during pregnancy can guide to these medical problems:

  • An ectopic pregnancy.
  • Bleeding.
  • Complications with the attachment of the placenta to the uterus.
  • Stillbirth.
  • A baby with a low birth weight.

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