Did you know?
50 000 childhood asthma cases are related to passive smoking in Australia.Tobacco smoke is the single most preventable cause of asthma.
The risk of developing asthma is markedly increased if a mother smokes during pregnancy or if a newborn is exposed to tobacco smoke.
The Newborns Asthma and Parental Smoking (NAPS) Project promotes the health message ‘Care for my air!’ and ‘Fresh air grows solid babies’ to encourage pregnant women and new mothers to protect the foetus and newborn from environmental tobacco smoke to reduce their chance of developing asthma.
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