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28 Jan 2004

pregnancy and cigarettes
i just found out that im about 1 month pregnant. in the past month i have smoked cigarettes and drank alcohol( not on a regular basis) will this have any affects on my baby?
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01 Jan 0001

Vanessa, the chances of it having caused permanent problems are extremely remote. The best would be to stop smoking and to consume the minimum amount of alcohol from now on. Good luck.
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