Amman – Al-Rai
A recent study by researchers at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China has confirmed that mother smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of developing a child with dizziness and visual impairment, which is one of the most common eye diseases among children, an increase of 79% compared to children who did not smoke during pregnancy.
In order to investigate the relationship between motherhood and childhood injuries, the team reviewed the results of 11 scientific studies, found that mother's smoking during pregnancy led to an increase of 46% at the risk of neonatal deaths. They also found that the mother smoked 10 cigarettes a day during pregnancy. An increase of 79% at risk among her children.
"Smoking mother is a public health problem, especially in developing countries, and has a strong impact on birth control," said research team leader Dr Zukson Lo.
Previous studies have shown that women who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to have children with health problems, especially low birth weight, premature birth, birth defects, and sudden infant death syndrome. These other studies suggest that smoking of a mother also affects the efficacy of newborns What are the main causes of infant mortality, as well as its negative impact on physical growth and maturity in adolescence.
Chir is an optical defect that makes the eyes in an unbalanced state, with each eye moving in the other direction. One eye can focus forward, while the other eye turns from inside, from outside, top or bottom. It leads to double vision and poor vision, as well as "blinking" or "laryngeal" as a result of eye neglect in one eye.
The World Health Organization (VHO) said in its latest report that about 6 million people are killed each year in the Eastern Mediterranean region, including more than 5 million existing and present tobacco users, and about 600,000 non-smokers. Smoking is one of the main causes of many chronic diseases, including cancer, lung disease, heart disease, and blood vessels.