Impact of Smoking on Maternal and Fetal Health during Pregnancy


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Impact of Smoking on Maternal and Fetal Health during Pregnancy
Smoking during pregnancy affects maternal and fetal health but smoking is on a continuum that includes prenatal exposure and impacts which extend into adolescence (
, 2010; Toro & Leonard, 2008). The research question guiding this literature review is: what is the potential impact of smoking during pregnancy on maternal and child health? The main themes will be summarized and careful conclusions will be discussed.
Literature Review
New research questions immediately arise from the approaches used by researchers. These questions are actually based in the major themes such as: who is doing the smoking? Do effects on fetal health impact on...
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