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Smoking & Vaping During Pregnancy

Smoking and vaping during pregnancy is linked with a range of poor birth outcomes, including:

  • Low birth weight and preterm birth
  • Restricted head growth
  • Placental problems
  • Increased risk of stillbirth
  • Increased risk of miscarriage

Prenatal smoke exposure is also linked to health and developmental consequences among children, including:

  • Poorer lung function, persistent wheezing, and asthma
  • Visual difficulties, such as strabismus, refractive errors, and retinopathy

Treatment for Pregnant Women