Chantix Home Buy Chantix Chantix Home

Smoking and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

What is SIDS?

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS refers to the unanticipated death of an infant aged in between one month to one year and in most cases of Sudden Infant death Syndrome, it has been observed that the babies die during sleep. Regarding the prevalence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, it is found that SIDS leads to the death of 2,500 infants per year in the US . Indeed a very alarming situation.

Factors Responsible For SIDS

A whole array of prenatal (before birth) as well as postnatal (after birth) factors are found to be responsible for sudden infant death syndrome. The prenatal causes include tobacco smoking, alcohol usage as well as heroine use by the mother during pregnancy and other factors such as teenage pregnancy and improper prenatal nutrition are also included in this category. Other than the prenatal factors, a couple of postnatal causes are also found to be responsible for SIDS and they are particularly, premature birth of the infant, lack of breastfeeding, overheating as well as excess clothing, stomach sleeping, exposure to passive smoking, low birth weight and several others.

Smoking: A Prominent SIDS Risk Factor

Statistics concerning Smoking and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome make it apparent that infants born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy are three times more likely to die of SIDS than the babies who are born to non-smoking mothers. Furthermore, a specific study conducted to evaluate the relationship between smoking and SIDS reveals that mothers who smoke 10 cigarettes or more on a daily basis increase the risk of succumbing to SIDS by 70 percent.

How Smoking Causes SIDS

Smoking by pregnant mother leads to the deposition of toxins in the stomach and from there on some amount of the harmful material passes on to the unborn baby and can cause a whole array of problems. Thus the baby is born with poor health faculties and gradually as his health deteriorates, he finally falls prey to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome . Further, it is also observed that infants thoroughly exposed to passive smoking are also at the risk of SIDS. The smoke exhaled by a smoker consists of many harmful chemicals and when a child comes in contact with this left out smoke, he is likely to inhale this poisonous air which might have a negative impact on his health especially when the born child is not very healthy. As a consequence his health might worsen and lead to his premature death.

V2 Cigs electronic cigarettes - Do You V2? - No Smoke. No Odor. No Guilt. No Kidding!

Yellow Combo of Nicotine Patches and Chantix Is Likely To Increase Quit Smoking Chances Over Short Term
The results derived from a latest study have shown that if the quit smoking medication Chantix and nicotine patches are used in combination.....More
Yellow $95,000 Fellowship Granted To Dr Frandsen to Help Pregnant Mothers Quit Smoking
News sources reveal that a fellowship of $95,000 by Cancer Council, in association with the University of Tasmania's.....More
Yellow Study Finds Some People Are Unable To Stop Smoking Due To Their Brain Activity
US researchers have carried out a study and found that some people are not able to quit smoking because their brains are .....More
Yellow Friends Motivate Peers to Start Smoking
Researchers undertook a study and found out that friends can exert a lot of influence on the behavior of their peers and.....More
Yellow Eager to Stop Smoking Naturally? Yoga Shows The Way!
Most of us who aim at quitting smoking never think of tapping the enormous power of yoga and meditation. We fail to.....More
Yellow Herbs Can Help You Quit Smoking!!
It is definitely possible to quit smoking without opting for expensive medicines or treatments, all you need to do is to.....More
Yellow New ''Talking'' Cigarette Packets for Quit Smoking! Will They Help?
The latest news is that a group of scientists have developed exclusive ''talking'' cigarette packets to help people stop smokin.....More
Chantix Pregnancy
Arrow Chantix
Arrow Chantix Side-Effects
Arrow Chantix Precautions
Arrow Chantix Zyban
Arrow Chantix Champix
Arrow Chantix Storage
Arrow Chantix Alcohol
Arrow Chantix Coupons
Arrow Chantix Lawsuit
Chantix Reviews
Arrow Nicotine
Arrow Nicotine Addiction
Arrow Nicotine Withdrawal
Arrow Nicotine Withdrawal  Treatments
Arrow Smoking
Arrow Effects of Smoking
Arrow Smoking and Multiple  Sclerosis
Arrow Passive Smoking Effects
Arrow Women & Smoking
Arrow Smoking Statistics
Arrow Smoking Menace
Arrow Smoking Cessation
Arrow v2 electronic cigarette
Arrow Quit Smoking
Arrow Quitting Smoke
Arrow Control your Cravings
Arrow Quit Smoking Ways
Arrow Quit Smoking Rewards
Arrow Tobacco Fact Sheet
Home | About chantix | Does Chantix Work? | Chantix Dosage & Usage | Chantix Storage | Chantix Weight Gain
copyright reserved ( 2014 Disclaimer | Resources | Contact
ChantixTM is the Registered Trademark of Pfizer Inc.
Add to Favorites Home Sitemap