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A 26-year-old female asked:

My husbands cloth smells a bit with cogarettes, i worry because i dry baby cloth in our small room can this harm baby later ? baby cloth don't smell.

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Dr. Linda Gromko
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Husband smoking?: If your husband is smoking around your baby, this is a concern. I don't believe the odor alone is injurious, but i'd like to hear what my colleagues say. The bottom line here is that if your husband is smoking, get him to quit. A premature death due to a preventable cause is the biggest negative impact that smoking has on kids. I know from personal experience. Lgromkomd.
Last updated Jan 22, 2013


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