(Video) How your baby reacts if you smoke during pregnancy
The many dangers of smoking for the person who takes the puff to the cigar they are known by all, although ignored by many. It is also known that the pregnant woman should not smoke, because the negative consequences are doubled for the baby that carries inside. If you want a more graphic argument to stop smoking at the time of pregnancy, do not miss this shocking video.
In the images, recorded through high quality 4D ultrasound, we can see how the baby seems to grimace in pain or displeasure inside his belly when his mother smokes, What would come to prove the harmful effects of snuff during the pregnancy stage.
Experts have been urging the pregnant women to leave cigarettes behind because of the immense risk it has for children, especially so that born early and with respiratory problems, as well as an early death. In this line, researchers believe they can show the effects of smoking on babies inside the belly, and they have done this through this powerful video.
Smoking in pregnancy, never
Dr. Nadja Reissland, of the James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough (England, United Kingdom), has studied and recorded hundreds of baby movements through ultrasound in 4 dimensions.
As explained in the British newspaper The Telegraph, which has echoed this interesting project, the doctor monitored 20 mothers who went to the health center, four of which smoked 14 cigarettes a day. After analyzing the images at 24, 28 and 36 weeks, she detected that the fetuses of mothers who smoked they showed significantly high levels of facial movements and that they touched much more to themselves than those babies of non-smoking mothers.
Dangers for the baby in pregnancy
In this way, the pilot study, which has served as great example of tobacco damage for babies, notes that babies of smoking mothers delay the development of the central nervous system, a conclusion that has been published in the international journal Acta Paediatrica.
"It takes a major study to confirm these results and study specific effects, including the interaction between maternal stress and smoking", explained the doctor, who still trusts that these images help many mothers to quit smoking for the sake of their children.
Angela R. Bonachera