Secondhand smoke is toxic to everyone, but especially babies. Did you know that exposure to cigarette smoke puts a baby at an increased risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome? Not to mention other health issues, including being more susceptible to respiratory infects and failure to thrive.
Giving up smoking, or even limiting your child’s exposure to cigarette smoke, could have significant benefits for your child’s health. Not to mention that your child would be less likely to smoke in their lifetime if you stop smoking while they are young!