Dangers of Secondhand Smoke Around Children

Myth: Children aren’t affected by secondhand smoke.

It’s okay to smoke in the presence of your kids so long as you don’t blow the smoke in their face and open a window.

The same goes for smoking around your pregnant partner, or a pregnant friend.

Have you ever heard this rationalization for smoking around expecting mothers, infants, and small children?

If you have here are some eye opening facts!

Truth About Smoking Around Children

child.jpgExposing a child to secondhand smoke is a form of child abuse.

Although secondhand smoke is dangerous to everyone who comes in contact with it, fetuses, infants, and children are at greatest risk.

This is because secondhand smoke can damage developing organs, such as lungs and brain.

Please think twice before smoking in the presence of an expecting mother, or around children.

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