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How is my baby healthier if I don't smoke?

Staying smoke-free is important. Tobacco smoke contains a deadly mix of more than 7,000 chemicals. When your child is NOT exposed to smoke, you can expect him or her to have:

  • Fewer coughs and chest colds
  • A lower risk for bronchitis or pneumonia (lung problems)
  • Fewer ear infections
  • Fewer asthma attacks and wheezing problems

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