Top
10
Doctor insights on: Will Smoking Harm Baby

Share
1

1
How will smoking harm a growing baby?

How will smoking harm a growing baby?

Smaller babies: Sometimes babies are not only smaller but also sicker or less likely to handle other problems like infection. They also might be born early. Stop smoking now and ask your friends and family to stop also, before the baby is born and comes home. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
3

3
How much could smoking during pregnancy harm the baby in the womb?

How much could smoking during pregnancy harm the baby in the womb?

Increased problems: The infant of a smoker will see their placental blood vessels age faster & start to shrink, reducing their blood flow & cutting their birth weight by 1/2 lb or more. They will have a higher risk of crib death, 2-3x as many ear & lung infections. They will grow up wanting to smoke because their source people do. Interesting legacy to give someone you are supposed to love. ...Read more

4

4
Will smoking marajuana while nursing harm the baby if soo how?

Will smoking marajuana while nursing harm the baby if soo  how?

Many ways: Cannabis is one of those drugs that produce problems for babies however they are exposed.It is transferred in breast milk & can produce sedation, weakness & poor feeding.It can drop milk production for mom. 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. You give this up to be a mom. ...Read more

7

7
How can smoking cause harm?

How can  smoking cause harm?

Many ways: Smoking contains many cancer causing chemicals due to tobacco. It also has lots of nicotine. As a result smokers frequently develop damage to their airways(emphysema), circulation(heart attacks, stroke) and are at increased risk for several cancers like lung cancer, mouth and throat cancer. So it is one of the most dangerous health damaging habits. So you should get off of it as soon as you can! ...Read more

8

8
Please help, how much harm does smoking one ciggarette do?

Please help, how much harm does smoking one ciggarette do?

Starting point: It could lead to further cigarette smoking. The tobacco use could do an asthmatic in. ...Read more

9

9
Why do people take up smoking when they know it is going to cause them serious harm?

Why do people take up smoking when they know it is going to cause them serious harm?

DENIAL: Tobacco is seriously addictive. Many people - especially the young - simply don't believe it will happen to them. Others think it's cool or a milestone in growing up. Some want to feel they are in control of their own lives regardless of intense advice. All kinds of reasons. Bad decision. ...Read more

10

10
If my friend is smoking on the porch, it will immediately be scattered by outside air, whether there is a breeze or not? Will it harm me if I'm near?

If my friend is smoking on the porch, it will immediately be scattered by outside air, whether there is a breeze or not? Will it harm me if I'm near?

Smoking does harm: Hi. Your friend has an addiction (or a death wish) that will ultimately harm him/her if he/she doesn't quit smoking. Second hand smoke does cause harm; that is well established. The best advice is to stay away from smokers when they're smoking. Tobacco smoke harms everyone in contact with it. In a stiff breeze, if you're upwind, fine, but in still air on the porch, you're breathing that toxic fume ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer