Interesting data published medical publication The Lancet. A group of scientists from Europe and North America conducted a statistical study, which States that the number of preterm births declined markedly after the introduction of a law banning Smoking in public places.
Scientists have processed the data about the birth of 2.5 million children and have looked at almost 250 thousand cases of bronchial asthma. It turned out that in countries with a ban on Smoking in public places, the rate of premature birth is 10% lower than in countries where this law has not been entered. Natural and reduction in the incidence of bronchial asthma, because Smoking is one of the main predisposing factors of this disease.
Experts agree that passive Smoking greatly affects the health of the pregnant woman and the fetus. Frequent finding the next source of tobacco smoke threatens the problems in pregnancy and chronic diseases in children.