Tobacco Health Damages for Pregnant Women

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Damages Caused by Smoking


Smoking women may have menstrual disorder and menstrual pain, which makes them harder to get pregnant than non-smoking women and reduces the chance of pregnancy by 25%.


Smoking pregnant women may suffer placental abruption and placental displacement, which may cause miscarriage, placental death, premature delivery or infant death.

Smoking affects prolactin and lowers milk production.

Damages Caused by Second Hand Smoking

Hazardous substances are carried to the fetus via the placenta. the absorption of carbon monoxide is far higher for the fetus than adults. Fetal's organ development will be faced with insufficient oxygen for lost hypoxia. During pregnancy, it may causes: abortion, premature delivery, fetal's light weight, sudden death of new-born child and fetal malformation.