smoking and pregnancy

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Breastfeeding Mom Refuses to Stop Smoking Pot

She says doctors made her sign a waiver acknowledging the risks

(Newser) - Breastfeeding rates are higher in Oregon than any other state in the US, with the Portland area leading the pack at more than 90%, reports the USDA . But it was in Portland that a woman recently had to sign a waiver before being allowed to breastfeed her newborn—because she... More »

Cops: Man Pointed Gun at Pregnant Smoker

He denies it

(Newser) - Nothing says, "I care about your baby's health" like firearms. A Washington state man was arrested this week, after he allegedly pulled a gun on a smoking pregnant woman. Justin Dain Palmer was driving in his pickup truck when he saw the 28-year-old mom-to-be walking down the street... More »

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