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Should I be worried about my babies health if I still smoke cigarettes at 5 weeks ? I'm trying to cut down but can't quit cold turkey.

Should I be worried about my babies health if I still smoke cigarettes at 5 weeks ? I'm trying to cut down but can't quit cold turkey.

Keep trying: We know the nicotine has a negative effect on the quality of your placenta and how well it transfers nutrients. Its effect is dose related, so the fewer smokes you do the less it messes with baby.Keep at it. Don't worry about a cleft palate or 3 eyes or other scary stuff. You just don't need a shrimpy baby with a possibility of learning issues later in life who grows up wanting to smoke. ...Read more

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My husband smokes and drink a lot so he cannot have kids what medication can he take do we can have babies?

My husband smokes and drink a lot so he cannot have kids what medication can he take do we can have babies?

Nothing: There is no "medication" one can take to create a healthier environment for sperm production. He needs to do it the correct, old-fashioned way - change his lifestyle, his habits and live better. So many people want "pills" that will solve all problems in life, whether it be weight, behavior, sleep patterns.This is not the way to live healthy - pop a pill to fix it. He needs to change his lifestyle. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are e-cigarettes safe to smoke around babies?

Can you tell me are e-cigarettes safe to smoke around babies?

Yes and no: If an infant ever got access to one and ingested or sucked the nicotine out of it they could die of nicotine poisoning. This does remove the issue of toxic smoke. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are e-cigarettes safe to smoke around babies?

Can you tell me, are e-cigarettes safe to smoke around babies?

Nobody knows: Because the companies that make e-cigarettes managed to wiggle past any kind of regulation by the fda, nobody really knows because there is no research. All e-cigarettes are not created equal, and while it is clear that the sidestream smoke is nowhere near as toxic as smoked tobacco, nobody can say whether it is safe. Don't smoke around babies, e-cigarettes or other. Consider complete cessation. ...Read more

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What side effects does secondhand majuina smoke have on babies?

What side effects does secondhand majuina smoke have on babies?

Hasn't been studied: Children living in homes where second-hand cigarette smoke is present have a higher incidence of upper respiratory infections, sinus problems and asthma, and get pneumonia more often as well. It is very possible the same thing occurs with marijuana smoke, but i can find no studies. It is not a good idea, and if one must smoke, it should be outside the home, on a porch or balcony, or another room. ...Read more

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How to know if some babies are actually allergic to cigarette smoke?

How to know if some babies are actually allergic to cigarette smoke?

Why: Second hand smoke provides dozens of toxic chemicals to the air inhaled by babies.They suffer 2-3x the number of respiratory and ear infections.Their crib death risk is elevated.Why you would need to validate an allergic response on top of the toxic effect is unclear. It's just bad around babies and the research has documented this well for decades. ...Read more

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Does marijuana smoke hurt babies?

Does marijuana smoke hurt babies?

Many issues: Cannabis is one of those drugs that produce problems for babies however they are exposed.It can produce sedation, weakness & poor feeding.Long them head growth in baby is impaired but the effect on development is unknown. Smoking itself increases risk of crib death & frequency of infections. ...Read more

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Can weed be harmful to an infant if second hand smoked?

Can weed be harmful to an infant if second hand smoked?

Yes.: Infants should not be exposed to marijuana smoke. It has been shown that marijuana can impair brain development, and this applies to second-hand marijuana smoke as well. ...Read more

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Is it safe for babies to inhale the smell and smoke of burning incense?

Is it safe for babies to inhale the smell and smoke of burning incense?

Avoid: Minimal exposure to smoke from any source is advisable. An infant's lungs are still growing and it is best to avoid any potential irritants. ...Read more

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