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    What Do You Know About Smoking During Pregnancy?

    This quiz will help you learn how smoking affects your baby.

    1. Most babies of women who smoke weigh the same as babies of women who don't smoke.
    2. Smoking raises the risk of having a premature or stillborn baby.
    3. Mothers who don’t smoke after their babies are born can protect the children from getting asthma and chronic ear infections.
    4. Babies born to mothers who smoke during pregnancy are up to 3 times more likely to die from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
    5. Pregnant women should stay away from secondhand smoke.
    6. Women who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to have babies with birth defects.
    7. Smoking doesn't raise a woman's risk of having an ectopic pregnancy.
    8. Women shouldn't smoke while they are breastfeeding.
    Online Medical Reviewer: Burd, Irina, MD, PhD
    Online Medical Reviewer: Freeborn, Donna, PhD, CNM, FNP
    Online Medical Reviewer: Trevino, Heather M, BSN, RNC
    Date Last Reviewed: 8/1/2019
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