Why should women not smoke or drink alcohol when pregnant?
Because if you drink alcohol then that can damage the foetus. If you smoke then that can damage the baby's lungs and make it difficult to breath.
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Pregnant women are strongly advised to drink no alcohol at all. Heavy use of alcohol during pregnancy is extremely harmful and fetal alcohol syndrome is likely. Even light use… of alcohol is strongly against the opinions of the NIH (National Institutes of Health). See related links for additional information.
They get drunk. Damage is done to the baby.
For the same reason you wouldn't put alcohol in a baby bottle. The baby takes in whatever the mother eats or drinks. Alcohol kills brain cells and in developing fetus it can b…ecome very harmful to them.
The same as a person who isn't pregnant, except some the alcohol will find its way into the baby's bloodstream. A glass of something might little effect but gatting hammered p…uts the baby at risk in a number of ways. If the mother wants to give her baby the best start in life, being responsible during pregnancy is her call.
Well I guess yes...........i mean yes if want ur child to turn out defected or stillbirthed see alcoholic drink's have many chemicals and toxics witch need a grown liver to "c…leanse" when are pregnant a small child is burly deviloping is uturis I think and the child eats of your food the food u eat and a child that young does not have a liver strong enough to remove those toxins and so the child is deviloping a body and so the toxins and chemicals would most propably grow in to thier body ruining the "stages" or what do call it so ya the child would be defected in any way and or stillbirthed and the same goes to smoking drinking any thing that has a " king" in the end while ur pregnant don't do please yeah peace this sway-z youngings rapper 16 years old peace take the advise if u prefere to have a healthy baby
Addiction, or ignorance of the effects on the fetus, or both.
it was believed that any alcohol would damage the foetus but it's been proven that a small amount off alcohol (1 glass of wine a week for example) does not cause any harm. if …a pregnant woman drank a lot of alcohol every week it could damage the unborn baby.
A pregnant woman shouldn't smoke or drink alcohol because it may cause birth defects.
umm its FAS. ( Fetal alcohol syndrome) If people drink when they are prego than their babies will have one eye and many body deformities. Yes, pregnant women should try to avo…id alcohol.
The baby could be affected, the blood stream fromthe mother and thebaby are shared a little bit, so when you smoke it gets into thebabys blood stream and can make it sick or f…or drinking can veryrarley lead to a still birth
Because it could cause the baby lots of problems such as low birth weight, fetal alchol syndrome, addiction to the drug causing the baby to go through withdrawal at birth, and… even death.
Pregnant woman should not smoke and drink because it will harm the baby. Nicotine contricts blood vessel and both can retard growth of the baby.
Because you will have small or IUGR babies.
There is no reason why a pregnant woman should drink.
for an average women only a couple
Alcohol is very bad to drink for pregnant women. Alcohol travels directly from the placenta to the baby and can cause stillbirth and even a miscarriage.
It can and will impact the baby's health if the pregnant mothersmokes or drinks alcohol