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is second-hand cigarette smoke harmful to fetuses?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes.: Inhaled smoke of any source over a prolonged period of time is harmful to the developing fetus.
Answered on Jul 31, 2012

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