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Should I be concerned if I breathe wood smoke from a fire while pregnant?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Evans
Pediatrics - Neonatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Not unless you were on fire.

In brief: No

Not unless you were on fire.
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Extended exposure to wood smoke would be harmful, but being in the same room as a fireplace, or sitting at a campfire for a short duration will not harm you or your baby.
Dr. Caren Reaves
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

A brief inhalation of smoke, such as at a campfire or starting a fire in a fireplace, is unlikely to cause any harm. Just as it would be harmful to you if you were exposed for an extended period of time in a smoky room, extended exposure to a smoky environment is harmful to a pregnancy.

In brief: No

A brief inhalation of smoke, such as at a campfire or starting a fire in a fireplace, is unlikely to cause any harm. Just as it would be harmful to you if you were exposed for an extended period of time in a smoky room, extended exposure to a smoky environment is harmful to a pregnancy.
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