Smoking in pregnancy tied to kids’ conduct problems

Posted By: Staff | Jul 25 2013

Children of women who smoked cigarettes during pregnancy are more likely to have behavioral problems than those whose mothers didn’t light up, says a new analysis.

“The evidence is emerging that smoking in pregnancy and the frequency of smoking in pregnancy is correlated with developmental outcomes after (children) are born,” said Gordon Harold, the study’s senior author from the University of Leicester in the UK.

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