Smoking During Pregnancy – What Risks Are Involved For Me and My Baby?

I remember when I found out that I was pregnant with my youngest son, I stumbled upon the pregnancy forum on Baby Center.  Baby center has a birth club for the birth month and year that my baby was due so that you could connect with mothers who were experiencing the same things that you were.  It almost seems like yesterday that I was busy surfing through the forums and counting down the weeks until my baby was born.  During those first few weeks, I saw countless posts about mother’s who were frantic because they found out they were pregnant.  Most of these women didn’t realize that they were pregnant until they were half way through their first trimester and they wanted to know how harmful cigarette smoking could be for their baby.  There is no right answer for this question because there are a number of various consequences for smoking during pregnancy.  

Pregnant mothers who smoke cigarettes during their pregnancy increases your risks for potential problems.  Also, cigarette smoking is linked to fertility issues.  If you smoke during pregnancy you increase your risk for miscarrage, give birth to a premature baby, your membranes rupture prematurly, low birth weight, breathing problems at birth, allergies and ashtma, frequent infections, physical and mental deformaties, born stillborn, or death after delivery.  Continue reading Smoking During Pregnancy – What Risks Are Involved For Me and My Baby? at Uplifting Families.

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