Thinking about starting a family?

Want a healthy and happy baby?

If you're ready for a baby, avoid smoking before, during and after birth, here is why:

Fathers: Your sperm may be at risk to DNA damage if you smoke cigarettes

Mothers: You're carrying precious cargo so it's important to live in a healthy environment

Research shows there is a combined increased risk of childhood leukemia when fathers and mothers smoke, or expose their children to second-hand smoke

Spend money on crayons instead of cigarettes

If you can't quit for you, quit for your future child

Their future is in your hands
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Cheng et al. Parental Smoking and the Risk of Childhood Leukemia. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2006. 163(12)1091-1100

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