Study examines smoking's effect on infant birth weight

01/21/2014 | Science World Report

For every cigarette smoked during the third quarter of pregnancy, babies lose about 20 grams in weight, according to a doctoral dissertation that examined data involving 140 pregnant women. Smoking cessation during the first and second quarters of pregnancy was not linked to a greater risk of weight loss in offspring, study author Rafael Vila said.

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