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Smoking during pregnancy.

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Introduction

Smoking during pregnancy When women smoke during pregnancy, the ability of the blood to carry oxygen to all parts of the body is reduced. This affects the flow of blood to the placenta, which feeds the fetus. Mothers who smoke are at risk of suffering a miscarriage. ...read more.

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They may also find that, they are beginning a lifelong dependency on tobacco. In 1996, there were 1.7 million under age smokers in England. The younger a person starts to smoke, the more cigarettes they will smoke and that increases the risk of ill health and death. ...read more.

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Passive smoking Passive smoking means breathing in other people's cigarette smoke. This may be smoke from burning end of the cigarette (side stream smoke) or smoke inhaled and exhaled by the smoker (mainstream smoke). As this smoke is not being filtered, it is worse than smoking itself. Passive smoking can result in nose, throat, and eye irritation, headaches, Dizziness, chronic cough, and wheezing in babies. Conditions such as asthma and other allergies are usually made worse ...read more.

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