Smoking during pregancy more damaging than first thought www.abc.net.au
Australian researchers believe they've found first evidence that women who smoke while pregnant affect their child's cardiovascular health for years to come. The University of Sydney study found pre-natal exposure to a mother's smoking decreased the amount of good cholesterol in children.
Sheesh! !and don't I know the truth of that.Smoking parents wreck their kids health.
Scared lungs as an infant from that darn passive smoke from my mother. Almost didn't survive infancy or child hood due to respiratory infections. Please parents DO NOT SMOKE if you have kids. Minor strokes through my 20's major stroke at 32.
I still managing to outlive my mum who died too young, you guessed it, from emphysema and heart diseased caused by those coffin nails they call cigarettes. :(. She at least enjoyed a healthy youth, before she took up smoking.