What is the effect of smoking on pregnancy?
Updated: Jul 15, 2018
Active Smoking - significantly increases the risk of infertility in both men and women.
Due to the toxins from cigarettes, smokers are more likely to suffer from miscarriage than non-smokers. In addition, smoking increases several health risks during pregnancy, such as preterm labour and ectopic pregnancy,
Ovulation problems, Genetic issues, Damage to reproductive organs, Damage to eggs or premature menopause, Increased risk of cancer and increased risk of miscarriage.Smoking during fertility treatment - Smoking undermines the effects of fertility treatment.
Smoking during pregnancy - increases the chance of pregnancy loss.