The independent effects of second hand smoke exposure and maternal body mass index on the anthropometric measurements of the newborn

@inproceedings{Wahabi2013TheIE,
  title={The independent effects of second hand smoke exposure and maternal body mass index on the anthropometric measurements of the newborn},
  author={Hayfaa A Wahabi and Ahmed M. A. Mandil and Rasmieh A Alzeidan and Ahmed A. Bahnassy and Amel Ahmed Fayed},
  booktitle={BMC Public Health},
  year={2013}
}
  • Hayfaa A Wahabi, Ahmed M. A. Mandil, +2 authors Amel Ahmed Fayed
  • Published in BMC Public Health 2013
  • Medicine
  • BackgroundExposure to tobacco smoke during pregnancy, whether as active smoking or by exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS), is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes including low birth weight (LBW) and small for gestational age infants due to the effect of tobacco on the anthropometric measurements of the newborn. This effect might be masked by maternal obesity as it increases fetal weight. The objectives of this study were to estimate the independent effects of maternal exposure to SHS and… CONTINUE READING

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