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Can You Smoke While Pregnant
U Surely Can!: But why oh why would you do it? I don't know of anyone who would intentionally harm their child. I don't know of anyone who would feed their child a toxic substance. We boil bottles and nipples to protect from infection, we bathe & clean our babies & we protect them from all harm. Why oh why then would we smoke and give our baby a jolt of nicotine? Would u put a cig in babes mouth at birth? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I know weed is illegal, but i want to know can you smoke weed while your pregnant. It hwlps with, y appitite, my insomnia, my mood, & pain?
Bad things. : Smoking during pregnancy is quite dangerous and should be avoided. There is a higher chance of pregnancy complications like intrauterine growth restriction, placental abruption, preterm delivery, and fetal death. For the woman, it can increase her chance of getting lung infections that can be very serious during pregnancy. For the child, it can increase the risk of respiratory diseases like asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BAD JU JU !!: According to the centers for disease control & prevention- research shows that smoking during pregnancy is linked to premature births, babies with low birth weights & stillbirths, as well as sudden infant death syndrome. The mother’s health can also be compromised. See: http://www.Cdc.Gov/tobacco/basic_information/health_effects/pregnancy/. ...Read more
Timely intercourse: Weed is not a known common cause for male factor infertility. Assuming that he's not too stoned to have sex, then you shouldn't have trouble conceiving. Take time to consider whether his drug habit will affect his ability to be a caring and invested partner in raising a child. ...Read more
Yes!!!: Secondhand smoke can cause very serious problems to your baby, including significantly increased risk of stillbirth and birth defects. Do everything possible to minimize your exposure to secondhand smoke! see http://thechart.Blogs.Cnn.Com/2011/03/07/pregnant-women-secondhand-smoke-can-harm-your-unborn-baby/ also, it increases risk of your children having behavioral problems! see comment:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In a way, yes: Some of the toxins you inhale with every cigarette will enter your blood and travel thru the umbilical cord to baby.It is well documented that the nicotine effects the small blood vessels of the placenta, narrowing their size. Smokers have babies a half pound lighter than non smokers.Other studies show the kids more likely to be smokers later in life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can me and my boyfriend get pregnant if he smokes weed daily and we've use the pullout method for about 2 months?
Yes: Yes, without a doubt. If you wish to avoid pregnancy, I recommend consistent use of an effective method of contraception: condoms, birth control pills, birth control patches, depo shots, an intra-uterine-device, or a skin implant. Pulling out is better than not pulling out, but you can definitely get pregnant while doing this. ...Read more
What are the odds of my boyfriend getting me pregnant if he smokes and drinks a lot? We are trying to get pregnant
My husband smoked pot when i got pregnant. He only smoked a little at night . Will this hurt my baby? I am 4-6 weeks now.
Have faith: Like it or not, men get a bit of a pass on the issue of bad habits and effect on a baby.They generate millions of sperm from stem cells, and these can be individually effected by such habits, but the healthiest sperm are the best swimmers and most likely to get to the egg first.Once conception occurs, dads habits/behavior fade into the background and it is the mom who provides the environment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 12 w pregnant. I share a room w/coworkers who smoke. When they come in from outside they stink up the room for a few min. Is this cause for concern?
Traces of smoke: Smokers get traces of smoke residue in their clothing and hair, and carry this inside. These can be irritating, and in asthmatics can trigger an asthma attack. However, it's not as bad as if they smoked around you, and it's unlikely to be harmful to the fetus. They can reduce this problem by wearing a particular garment over their clothes when they smoke, then taking this off when they're done. ...Read more
Less oxygen to baby: The nicotine and other substances in cigarettes do a number on the blood vessels in the body, making them smaller and decreasing the blood flow. The blood flow to the uterus takes oxygen to your baby. By decreasing the oxygen to the baby, smoking can cause small babies, miscarriage or stillbirth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Smoking in Pregnancy: It is not bad. It is not smart. It is unhealthy behavior. And, it is not fair to the development of your baby. Your blood does not carry a full share of oxygen when you smoke. It carries a toxin of carbon monoxide. This is not healthy for the fetus. What a great motivation to quit smoking...For your health and the future health of your baby. ...Read more
Minimal toxicity: While concentrated fireworks smoke is likely to be harmful, these are ignited out of doors and are quickly diluted by the atmosphere and wind. It is highly unlikely that you would inhale enough to harm either yourself or your developing baby. ...Read more
YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: All smoking is bad for everybody, but especially when pregnant, both for your health and the health of your unborn child. Children born to smokers have lower birth weight, which increases complications, more immature lungs, greater chance at having lung and respiratory disease. The best thing you could do for yourself and your baby is stop smoking - please look into cessation programs. ...Read more
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