What Not To Do When Pregnant

By: Leslie Pence

Illegal Drugs

May cause:


  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • Miscarriages
  • Learning and Behavioral Issues

Alcohol

May Cause:


  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)
  • Delayed physical growth
  • Heart, liver, or kidney defects
  • Facial Deformity

Smoking

May Cause:


  • Low birth weight
  • Allergies
  • Birth to be Premature

Over-the-Counter or Prescription Drugs

May Cause:


  • Birth defects
  • Missing limbs

Caffeine

May Cause:


  • Miscarriages
  • Low birth weight
  • Birth to be Premature

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