Smoking during pregnancy linked with asthma in children


From Fox News: A new study has found that smoking during the early stages of pregnancy is linked with an increased risk of asthma and wheezing in preschool children, HealthDay News reported.  The association was still strong even if the children were not exposed to smoke after they were born.
The research from Sweden backs up previous studies that have suggested smoking mothers – both during and after pregnancy – increase their children’s risk of having breathing problems.
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