Congenital abnormalities (occurring during the embryonic stage or pregnancy) presented by the children of these women are higher than those who come to show babies who do not smoke, therefore, those most likely to suffer delays in their physical and intellectual.
It is known that during lactation nicotine in breast milk blends produced in the infant neuromuscular coordination failures (between muscles and nervous system), in addition to continuing episodes of acute respiratory infections (of evolution short and relatively severe), which increases the average number of deaths.
In turn, the sudden infant death, defined as sudden and unexpected death of apparently healthy infant, is the leading cause of infant mortality during the first six months of life, and her involvement on various factors that cause changes in breathing , causing the death while the little sleep.
The main risk indicator in the above problem, also called crib death, is addiction to snuff mother and low birth weight. It is therefore recommended to remain in the substance-free environment during and after pregnancy, therefore, this stage represents a great opportunity for both parents to overcome the conventional smoking habit.