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What Do You Know About Smoking During Pregnancy?

This quiz will help you learn how smoking affects your baby.

1. Most babies of women who smoke weigh the same as babies of women who don't smoke.
2. Smoking increases the risk for premature and stillborn babies.
3. Mothers who remain smoke-free after their infants are born can protect the children from developing asthma and chronic ear infections.
4. Babies born to mothers who smoke during pregnancy are up to three times more likely to die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
5. Pregnant women should avoid exposure to secondhand smoke.
6. Women who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to have babies with birth defects.
7. Smoking doesn't increase a woman's risk of having an ectopic pregnancy.
8. Women shouldn't smoke while they're breastfeeding.
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