Smoking during pregnancy: lessons learned from epidemiological studies and experimental studies using animal models

@article{Abbott2012SmokingDP,
  title={Smoking during pregnancy: lessons learned from epidemiological studies and experimental studies using animal models},
  author={Louise C. Abbott and Ursula H. Winzer-Serhan},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Toxicology},
  year={2012},
  volume={42},
  pages={279 - 303}
}
Numerous epidemiological studies in the human population clearly indicate that smoking while pregnant has deleterious effects on fetal development as well as long-term adverse consequences on postnatal development and maturation of several organ systems. Low birth weight, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), behavioral disorders including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), externalizing and internalizing behavioral problems and conduct disorders in children have all been linked to… 

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