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A 27-year-old member asked:

My significant other is a heavy smoker too, does he have to quit too?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Yes: Sudden infant death syndrome has been linked to second hand smoke.
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Dr. Angela Savatiel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: Secondhand smoke is dangerous both for you and for your baby if you are expecting. Also, studies have shown it is harder to quit if your partner is still smoking.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Dec 26, 2014

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