chapter  C
10 Pages

The Influence of Smoking on Birthweight

WithMartin Theus, Simon Urbanek

It is known that many factors influence the health of a fetus. In its development during pregnancy it is supported by the mother’s cardiovascular system and thus directly influenced by the mother’s behavior. * Several studies have been commissioned that investigate the effects on the development of a fetus caused by substances used by mothers during pregnancy such as alcohol, drugs or tobacco.