Study links girls' early puberty to their mothers' smoking

12/5/2010 | Reuters

A study of data collected from 13,815 pregnant Danish women in the mid-1980s found that those who smoked heavily while pregnant tended to have daughters who menstruated three to four months earlier than girls with mothers who did not smoke. However, girls' early menstruation was not linked to their mothers' smoking before and after pregnancy or to maternal drinking during pregnancy.

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