The Impact of Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy on Early Child Neurodevelopment.

@article{Wehby2011TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy on Early Child Neurodevelopment.},
  author={George L. Wehby and Kaitlin N Prater and Ann Marie McCarthy and Eduardo Enrique Castilla and Jeffrey C Murray},
  journal={Journal of human capital},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          207-254
        }
}
Early child neurodevelopment has major impacts on future human capital and health. However, not much is known about the impacts of prenatal risk factors on child neurodevelopment. This study evaluates the effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on child neurodevelopment between 3 and 24 months of age and interactions with socioeconomic status (SES). Data from a unique sample of children from South America are employed. Smoking has large adverse effects on neurodevelopment, with larger… CONTINUE READING
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