What is smoking?
It is to inhale or exhale the smoke of tobacco or another drug.
What happens if you smoke during pregnancy
- If you continue to smoke through your pregnancy your child is more likely to have a chronic physical heart issues as well as difficulties with reading and social adjustment.
- If you plan on smoking through your pregnancy, the impact that it will affect on the baby will last through your child's lifetime.
- The nicotine will continue to pass down through your babies breast milk.
- There lungs may not be ready to be on their own. They may continue with breathing problems. Also they are especially vulnerable to asthma or (SIDS).
- The babies later on can have behavioral problems and relatively low IQs.
- Babies born with mothers who smoke had roughly 20% to 30% higher odds of having shorten or miss arms or legs.
Facts about smoking:
- Smoking can cause infertility problems, like your reproductive organs.
- Second hand smoking can affect your fertility, because of the poisonous chemicals you are exposed to.
- Smoking increases the chance of miscarriage, due to the toxins from smoking.
- By smoking it can increase your babies heart rate.