Any smoking during pregnancy may increase baby’s asthma risk

Tweet Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy may have an increased risk of asthma — even if they were not exposed to secondhand smoke after birth, a large study of European children suggests. Many studies have found secondhand smoke may worsen kids’ asthma symptoms, or possibly raise their risk of developing the lung disease in the first place. But it has been less clear if smoking during pregnancy is linked to asthma. Most studi ... Jump to full article >>