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Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
Smoking During Pregnancy Linked to Behavioral Problems in Children, Study Says

Mothers who smoke while pregnant increase the risk that their child will develop psychological problems, a new study finds.

And a related study found that babies exposed to secondhand smoke from fathers or other people may be at increased risk of developing weight problems , even if mothers are nonsmokers.


Both studies appear online in advance of publication in the July issue of the journal Pediatrics.


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~Andie
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