Departments > Public Health > Tobacco Prevention and Education > Smoking and Pregnancy

The following is a list of risks that are associated with smoking during pregnancy:

  • Adolescent anti-social behavior
  • Asthma
  • Attention deficit disorder
  • Cleft palate
  • Decreased lung development
  • Drug use as adults, including tobacco use
  • Late term fetal death and stillbirth
  • Low birth weight
  • Maternal depression
  • Miscarriage
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Placenta abruption
  • Placentia Previa
  • Premature rupture of membranes (PROM)
  • Preterm labor
  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Reduced brain growth
  • Respiratory infections
  • Sudden infant death syndrome

Contact Us

Stephen Brown ND, MPH
Tobacco Prevention Program Coordinator
Phone: 541-751-2413