Pregnant: Every cigarette increases the risk for sudden infant death syndrome

A cigarette per day in pregnancy is too much: A new study shows that Smoking increases the risk that a Baby dies of sudden infant death syndrome. Women who want to become pregnant should stop best before Smoking.

The results of the study, in the journal "Pediatrics" was published, show that With each smoked cigarette increases the risk for sudden infant death syndrome by seven percent. Compared with Pregnant women who did not reduce Smoking during pregnancy, the babies of women who had this done, at least in the third Trimester, the risk for the sudden infant death syndrome twelve percent lower. In the case of those who had stopped, it was reduced by 23 percent. But also the babies of mothers who had smoked three months before pregnancy and in the first Trimester, thus, ceased, died, in comparison to those of non-smokers more frequently on sudden infant death syndrome.

"With this information, Doctors may advise pregnant women to better their Smoking habits, because you know that the number of daily cigarettes smoked beeinflusst&quot during pregnancy, the risk for the sudden infant death syndrome significantly;, Dr. Tatiana Anderson said, a researcher at the Seattle Children’s Center for integrative brain research. Anderson and her Team estimate that 800 of the year, around 3,700 deaths could be prevented in the United States, when no woman would smoke during pregnancy.

"Women need to understand that the Quit Smoking before and during pregnancy bewirkt&quot by far the greatest reduction in risk for sudden infant death syndrome;, Anderson said. In pregnant women who can’t stop completely, decrease on every cigarette that you smoke less, the likelihood that her child dies suddenly and unexpectedly.

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