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30 August 2011

Snuff worse during pregnancy

Babies born to snuff-using mothers were more likely to have breathing problems than those whose moms smoked cigarettes while pregnant, in new data from Sweden.

Babies born to snuff-using mothers were more likely to have breathing problems than those whose moms smoked cigarettes while pregnant, according to new data from Sweden.

“The smokeless tobacco may have a slightly different effect than smoking, because smoking contains combustion products, but it's still not safe during pregnancy," Gunnerbeck told Reuters Health.

 
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