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Is it true that if you smoke while you are pregnant, the child will grow up to be a smoker too?

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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No

Smoking while you are pregnant will not determine if your child will smoke later in life.
It is not good for the baby. Your smoking around the child, and your attitudes about smoking will have a great impact on whether he/she smokes in the future.

In brief: No

Smoking while you are pregnant will not determine if your child will smoke later in life.
It is not good for the baby. Your smoking around the child, and your attitudes about smoking will have a great impact on whether he/she smokes in the future.
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
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