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Doctor insights on: Is It Ok To Smoke A Couple Cigarettes A Day While Pregnant

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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


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Do you think will be healthy? I found out 3months ago that im pregnant and i was in a household who smoked cigareets well now i moved in with my mom and eating better and not around smoke.

Do you think will be healthy? I found out 3months ago that im pregnant and i was in a household who smoked cigareets well now i moved in with my mom and eating better and not around smoke.

I : I am glad to hear you moved to a healthier environment. I do not think you should worry. The effects of second hand smoke on a pregnant women are far less compared to you actually doing the smoking. Continue to live a healthy lifestyle and take the vitamins as prescribed by your doctor. I wish you a happy and healthy pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im 21 weeks pregnant is it bad to be around people that smoke ciggarets?

Im 21 weeks pregnant is it bad to be around people that smoke ciggarets?

Yes: There is definitely concern for 2nd hand smoke when women are pregnant. Obviously, definitely not as unhealthy as smoking yourself, but most physicians are going to recommend that you avoid 2nd hand smoke when pregnant. If someone near you is smoking indoors, you can ask politely if they would smoke outside. If you are outside, obviously, consider moving away from the smoke. Hope that helps ...Read more

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Im 26 weeks pregnant and went from smoking a pack of cigerettes a day to not smoking at all. Im wondering if thatll hurt my baby?

Im 26 weeks pregnant and went from smoking a pack of cigerettes a day to not smoking at all. Im wondering if thatll hurt my baby?

Smoking harmful: Stopping smoking was a good decision. Having smoked may have harmed the baby, but it's too late to worry about that. That you stopped, and hopefully will stay off cigarettes was the right thing to do for yourself and your baby. ...Read more

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I smoke a pack a day and i found out i'm pregnant a couple days ago and have cut down to 5 cigs a day. Will it hurt my baby to stop completely ?

I smoke a pack a day and i found out i'm pregnant a couple days ago and have cut down to 5 cigs a day. Will it hurt my baby to stop completely ?

No: Great job reducing your smoking. That is a great act of love for your baby. Keep up the great work. Eat well, take the prenatal vitamin, and stop smoking all-together. There is no physical withdrawl syndrome from nicotine. You will feel much better, and your baby will be more likely to be healthy and vigorous! ...Read more

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How likely is it to get pregnant with someone who smokes weed/cigarettes & drinks almost every other day? Give me accurate percentage, a straight answ

How likely is it to get pregnant with someone who smokes weed/cigarettes & drinks almost every other day? Give me accurate percentage, a straight answ

Likely: While there are studies that suggest a possible decrease in fertility with all those drugs, don't count on it. If there is not some other infertility problem, you have an 80-90% chance of pregnancy within a year, with regular sex. However nice he might be, drinking is not the best way to approach having a baby and getting good support. Use birth control (imo). ...Read more

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If the couple smoke weed but still have unprotected sex a day before the ovulation date is there still a chance of becoming pregnant?

If the couple smoke weed but still have unprotected sex a day before the ovulation date is there still a chance of becoming pregnant?

Unchanged by weed: The chance of pregnancy is not changed in a noticeable way due to smoking weed. That means a woman can get pregnant just the same, with or without smoking weed. ...Read more

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Can you still become pregnant if you had sex a day before your ovulation date. N can u still concieve if the couple smoke weed..

Can you still become pregnant if you had sex a day before your ovulation date. N can u still concieve if the couple smoke weed..

Yes to both: Sperm can live in the female reproductive tract at least 72 hours after ejaculation, so conception the next day is entirely possible. Consumption of recreational drugs is not advisable while trying to conceive or while pregnant, especially street drugs whose purity is unknown and could have unknown effects on the pregnancy. ...Read more