Women who smoke during pregnancy could cause their GREAT GRANDCHILDREN to develop asthma

9 Things Nobody Ever Tells You About Post-Pregnancy Bodies

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This is known as a transgenerational link because the third generation was never directly exposed to nicotine or smoking. Previous research had already found nicotine exposure was linked to asthma in the second generation. The instant blood test to tell if you REALLY need antibiotics Even though there are multiple causes for childhood asthma, research linking this serious chronic condition to maternal nicotine exposure during pregnancy for up to three generations should give mothers-to-be even more reasons to reconsider smoking, said Dr Virender Rehan an LA BioMed lead researcher. Eliminating the use of tobacco during pregnancy could help halt the rise in childhood asthma and ensure healthier children for generations to come. Worldwide, approximately 250 million women smoke daily, and the number of people living with asthma is expected to grow by about a third by 2025, reaching approximately 400 million. The news comes at a time when about 250 million women worldwide smoke daily and 300 million people have asthma Twelve per cent of women in the U.S. continue to smoke during pregnancy, resulting in the birth of at least 400,000 smoke-exposed infants per year in the U.S. alone. In previous studies, the researchers have concluded that the cause of the second generation’s asthma was epigenetic modification – an environmental factor causing a genetic change.
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Early pregnancy detection

“I’d told women about it, but I was dumbfounded,” the OBGYN laughed. “I would wake up in cold sweats to the point that I had to take a shower to get warm.” Your Vagina Will Be Bigger (And Maybe A Little Gassy) Yes, after you have a baby, your vagina will change. And no, it probably won’t ever fully return to its pre-birth shape. But in most cases, any vaginal widening will be relatively minor. “After several weeks, women will see that it regains some muscle tone,” said Rosser. “It shouldn’t be a big change in the long run.” It’s also possible, though less common, for women to begin experiencing what is, essentially, vaginal gas. Dr.
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Study: Maternal smoking during pregnancy associated with offspring conduct problems

Traditionally, cows and replacement heifers are pregnancy tested in the fall of the year and then non-pregnant cows and cull cows are marketed at that time. This is also when cull cow prices are seasonally at their lowest. Timing of Pregnancy Test Pregnancy can be detected in cows as early as 30 days using ultrasound and blood tests. For cows to be identified as pregnant utilizing the palpation method, cows often need to be at least 35-50 days pregnant. Experience of the person palpating can make a significant difference on how early in this range that pregnancy can be detected.
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Surviving Pregnancy in the Dog Days of Summer

“What I could do was getting more limited, so the role I play is so different from what it could have been, due to my surprise pregnancy.” PHOTOS: Halle’s incredible body through the years It helped, though, that she was in tip-top shape. “There’s no secret, I’ve just lived a healthy lifestyle,” she tells Total Film. “I only work out like three times a week, 30 minutes a pop. That and good clean living. As I’m getting older it’s just paying off.” Another perk that comes with age? Wisdom.
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Scientists discovered that maternal smoking can cause three generations of children to develop the chronic lung disease

Swelling can make them difficult to remove and can lead to unnecessary discomfort.” 5. Be Cool Stay chill by staying in an air-conditioned house or office during hottest days. If you can’t make it to the beach or the pool, take a cool shower whenever possible. The movies are another great place to stay cool and distract you from any pregnancy aches and pains.
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Halle Berry: “My Surprise Pregnancy” Was a “Constant Challenge” on X-Men Set

The paper drew upon data from three different studies, including an adoption-at-birth study conducted by researchers affiliated with the University of Oregon. Conduct disorder represents an issue of significant social, clinical and practice concern, with evidence highlighting increasing rates of child conduct problems internationally. Maternal smoking during pregnancy is known to be a risk factor for offspring psychological problems, including attention deficits and conduct problems, the authors wrote. Professor Gordon Harold and Dr. Darya Gaysina, of the University of Leicester, UK, and colleagues in the United States and New Zealand examined the relationship between maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring conduct problems among children raised by genetically related mothers and genetically unrelated mothers. Three studies were used, including the Early Growth and Development Study an adoption study of birth parents and adoptive families that aims to understand the interplay between family and inherited contributions to child development during childhood.
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