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Should children and babies be allowed to be near smokers?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: No,if possible
Other people's smoke is nearly as bad as smoking.
Unfortunately smoking is still so common that it may not always be possible. Make every effort without being rude.

In brief: No,if possible
Other people's smoke is nearly as bad as smoking.
Unfortunately smoking is still so common that it may not always be possible. Make every effort without being rude.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Passive smoking in a babies proximity increases their frequency of respiratory disease & ear infections by 3x.
When smokers care for a baby, the smell on their hair/cloths/body will increase these by 2x. Babies who grow up in a household with smokers are much more likely to become one.

In brief: Yes
Passive smoking in a babies proximity increases their frequency of respiratory disease & ear infections by 3x.
When smokers care for a baby, the smell on their hair/cloths/body will increase these by 2x. Babies who grow up in a household with smokers are much more likely to become one.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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