Why should women not smoke or drink alcohol when pregnant?

Answer Because if you drink alcohol then that can damage the foetus. If you smoke then that can damage the baby's lungs and make it difficult to breath.

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What happens when pregnant woman drink alcohol and smoke?

There is an increased risk that the baby can be a still born be born prematurely.

Can pregnant women drink alcohol?

Pregnant women are strongly advised to drink no alcohol at all. Heavy use of alcohol during pregnancy is extremely harmful and fetal alcohol syndrome is likely. Even light use of alcohol is strongl... Read More »

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Why are pregnant women not supposed to smoke?

It is because it can cause intrauterine retarded growth.Small size baby for their age of gestation.