Fetuses reacting to moms’ smoking


(USA Today – by Mary Bowerman) The harmful effects of smoking while pregnant are displayed on the faces of fetuses, pilule according to new research.

Using high definition images of fetuses in the womb researchers think they can see differences in prenatal developmental behavior in smokers vs. non-smokers.

During a small pilot study, there 20 pregnant women — 16 non-smokers and four smokers — were given ultrasounds to observe fetal activities at 24, viagra 28, 32 and 36 weeks.

The four fetuses of smoking mothers touched their faces and moved their mouths more than those of non-smoking mothers, says the study published in journal Acta Paediatrica.

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