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Researchers have found new evidence that children whose mothers smoke during pregnancy are at much greater risk than other children for drug abuse and conduct disorder.

Source:  Weissman, M., Warner, V., Wickramaratne, P., and Kandel, D. (1999) Maternal smoking during pregnancy and psychopathology in offspring followed to adulthood. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 38:7.


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Mounting evidence in recent years has made it clear that children of mothers who smoke have higher than normal risks of developing asthma, especially if the mother smokes during pregnancy.
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