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Ultrasounds Show Fetal Reaction to Maternal Smoking

A small British study produced dramatic ultrasound images of fetuses reacting to mothers who smoke, compared with those who don’t. The findings produced a new round of calls for smoking restrictions during pregnancy.

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A small British study produced dramatic ultrasound images of fetuses reacting to mothers who smoke, compared with those who don’t. The findings produced a new round of calls for smoking restrictions during pregnancy. The findings indicate that the development of the central nervous system in fetuses exposed to cigarettes could be delayed. (TIME)

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