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  • Drugs and Pregnancy Part II: Cigarettes and Weed

    We’ve already covered the issue of drinking alcohol while pregnant. Now it’s time for smoking. When a pregnant mother smokes cigarettes, nicotine and carbon monoxide pass across the placental barrier. This disrupts the normal transfer of oxygen and nutrients to the developing fetus, harming its development. Smoking in pregnancy It’s been estimated that nearly 1 […]