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Unhealthy Lifestyle Choices & Situations

Dangers of Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs

There really is no safe amount of alcohol when you are pregnant.

Alcohol, tobacco and drugs are harmful to your unborn child. Make sure you avoid them.

Dyslexia and Prenatal Smoking

When it comes to smoking during pregnancy, the best advice is this: don’t do it.

Smoking while pregnant is closely linked to a child actually developing dyslexia.

Drinking Alcohol in Pregnancy

Can I drink an occasional glass of wine while pregnant?

Alcohol is often one of the most difficult 'indulgences' a mom-to-be might face.

Abusing Illegal Drugs in Pregnancy

using illegal drugs during your pregnancy.

Using illegal substances during pregnancy can affect your baby in different ways,

Pesticide Linked to ADHD

prenatal exposure to widely used pesticides called organophosphates may increase your child's likelihood of developing attention disorders.

The Journal of Pediatrics states organophosphate pesticides may contribute to ADHD.

Does Your Pet Poses a Risk

 In general, pets are safe to be around during pregnancy.

The main concern of having cats in the house when you're pregnant is toxoplasmosis

Who Is At Risk For Abuse?

Abuse during pregnancy can affect women from across all socio-economic or demographic backgrounds.

25% of women are physically or emotionally abused during pregnancy.

Smoking and Complications

Many harmful effects have been associated with smoking.

Smoking is perhaps one of the most dangerous habits a woman can engage in during pregnancy.