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Avoid Smoking

Smoking WomanSmoking is harmful, particularly during pregnancy. Here are a number of reasons to make you discontinue smoking:

  • Excessive smoking causes a feeling of nausea.

  • It slows down the baby’s growth.

  • It can also increase the chances of a miscarriage, or may even lead to stillbirth.

  • The carbon monoxide, nicotine and cyanide from cigarettes put the baby at risk.

  • Smoking can be associated with increased risk of disease of the mother’s lungs, heart and blood vessels.

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