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Effects of maternal tobacco smoking on breast milk composition and infant development: a literature review

@inproceedings{Ahmed2019EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of maternal tobacco smoking on breast milk composition and infant development: a literature review},
  author={Faiza Ahmed and Fernand Jean-Baptiste and Andre L. Thompson and Uzoamaka Nwokorie and Godsgift Enebong Nya and Paul-Moreau and Bossous},
  year={2019}
}
  • Faiza Ahmed, Fernand Jean-Baptiste, +4 authors Bossous
  • Published 2019
  • According to the World Health Organization,1 tobacco smoking is responsible for more than seven million deaths per year, six million of which are the result of direct smoking, while nearly a million are through second-hand smoke. Tobacco smoking represents a significant threat to public health, and has been acknowledged as an epidemic mainly because non-smokers are also at risk. Approximately, 250 million women smoke daily, and although more than half of this number succeed in quitting during… CONTINUE READING

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