Smoking During Pregnancy Linked to Cleft Lip in Newborns

by Jon Henshaw

Yahoo! News reports:

Women who smoke during pregnancy increase the risk that their babies will be born with cleft lip, new British research contends.

The study, conducted from 1997 to 2000, found a small increased risk of cleft lip — with or without a cleft palate — among babies born to mothers who smoked during the first trimester of pregnancy. The findings add to those of previous studies in North America and northern Europe.

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