Smoking near babies has same effects as smoking while pregnant

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Is it Safe to Smoke around a Baby


We already knew that smoking near toddlers was bad, but we never realized just how bad it was.

A new study from the University of Montreal and CHU Sainte Justine Research Centre revealed that kids who were exposed to smoke either in a continuous or intermittent way during their early childhood presented a wider body structure with a higher body mass index than other children in the same age range.

These results are the same that we would obtain from a test group composed of babies from mothers who smoked during their pregnancy as researcher Linda Pagani revealed in a previous study.



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