The Danger Of Passive Smoking To The Fetus?

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Cigarettes, not only are the dangers for people who smoke (active smokers), but also for others who breathe smoke (passive smokers). In fact, when smoking, cigarette smoke is exhaled more back out by smokers, rather than into his own body. In this cigarette smoke, contained a variety of substances that are bad for health, including carbon monoxide, nicotine, tar, hydrogen cyanide, benzene, formaldehyde, arsenic, and so on.


If your pregnancy is still small (trimester 1), excessive exposure to cigarette smoke at risk during pregnancy makes you more prone to miscarriage. Not only that, fetuses exposed to cigarette smoke are also more prone to be born with low birth weight, yellow, low APGAR scores, respiratory problems, digestive disorders, difficulty feeding, congenital heart disease, to sudden death syndrome (SIDS). For yourself, exposure to cigarette smoke during pregnancy can certainly make you feel uncomfortable, for example coughing, tightness, nausea, and so on.


Therefore, as early as possible, you should avoid exposure to cigarette smoke. How:

Communicate well with other workers who smoke, so they want to smoke outside the room
Consult the leadership of the place where you work, so that there is a special place for smokers who want to smoke. If it is not possible, you can also ask to be removed while the part is free from exposure to cigarette smoke.
Protect yourself, the way to use a mask properly
Always live a healthy lifestyle
Also control your pregnancy regularly to a doctor or obstetrician


Hope this helps ...

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