Smoking Bans Help the Unborn

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According to Belgian researchers, banning smoking in enclosed public places leads to lower rates of preterm birth. Smoking during pregnancy stunts the growth of unborn babies and shortens gestation. Apparently exposure to second hand smoke can have a similar impact. Researchers analyzed data before, during and after the introduction of smoke-free laws.

PositiveTip: Support smoking bans! It benefits all ages.