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Can smoking during pregnancy cause a miscarriage?
8 doctors weighed in

Brittany Chan
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Don't smoke!
Smoking has many negative effects on the the baby's well-being.
It has been associated with increased miscarriages, stillbirth, premature labor, low birth weight, and problems with the placenta (placenta previa and abruption). If you are pregnant, avoid smoking for your health and the baby's.

In brief: Don't smoke!
Smoking has many negative effects on the the baby's well-being.
It has been associated with increased miscarriages, stillbirth, premature labor, low birth weight, and problems with the placenta (placenta previa and abruption). If you are pregnant, avoid smoking for your health and the baby's.
Brittany Chan
Brittany Chan
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
According to epocrates.
.. Risk is greater with current, rather than previous history of smoking in mothers and a possible dose-response effect. [44] partnership of heavy-smoking fathers and nonsmoking mothers also increases risk of early pregnancy loss. [45].

In brief: Yes
According to epocrates.
.. Risk is greater with current, rather than previous history of smoking in mothers and a possible dose-response effect. [44] partnership of heavy-smoking fathers and nonsmoking mothers also increases risk of early pregnancy loss. [45].
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Smoking during pregnancy is known to cause many complications, including premature labor and inadequate blood flow through the placenta.
Both of these could both cause pregnancy loss.

In brief: Yes
Smoking during pregnancy is known to cause many complications, including premature labor and inadequate blood flow through the placenta.
Both of these could both cause pregnancy loss.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
Answer assisted by Marianne Di Napoli, Medical Student
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