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Sudden infant death risk rises linearly with amount smoked by mothers

00:01 EDT 11 Mar 2019 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. Infants of mothers who smoked at least 1 cigarette daily during pregnancy had more than doubled risk of sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). After 1 cigarette, there was a linear increase in risk per daily cigarette. 2. Smoking before pregnancy also increased risk of SUID, whereas reducing use or quitting before or during pregnancy […]
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