Smoking During Pregnancy Increases the Risk of Birth Defects

Smoking by mothers-to-be harmful to unborn babies The probability of babies being born with birth defects increases when expectant mothers smoke through their pregnancies. The defects may include skull deformities, missing or deformed limbs, and protrusion of the gastro-intestinal system, skin problems, and cardiac problems. Moreover, smoking during pregnancy increases the chances of miscarriage, lower Read more