Alcohol and cigarrette smoke are considered teratogens or an agent that can cause abnormal prenatal development. Anytime there is a defect in development of a fetus, there is a risk for miscarriage. In the case of alcohol and cigarrettes, this will not necessarilly happen if there is limited exposure. However, is the consumption is on a repeated basis, this could cause significant harm to the unborn baby. Miscarriages occur usually because of a drop in hormones. Your best bet would be to consult your doctor.
Answer: In a word, YES. Alcohol and drugs. A mother's use of alcohol and drugs (including tobacco) increases her child's risk of mental retardation, physical abnormalities, and even behavioral disorders. Babies of drug-addicted mothers have even been known to show signs of withdrawal. Although some people believe that an occasional glass of wine is not harmful, experts usually recommend total abstinence during pregnancy. Expectant mothers should also beware of second-hand smoke. Studies indicate that 15 to 20 percent of all diagnosed pregnancies end in miscarriage," says The World Book Encyclopedia. "But the risk of miscarriage is highest during the first two weeks following conception (fertilization), a time at which most women do not even know they are pregnant." Another reference states that over "80 percent of miscarriages occur in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy," of which at least half are thought to be caused by defects in the chromosomes of the fetus. These defects are not the result of similar defects in the chromosomes of the mother or father.
Other causes of miscarriage may stem from the mother's health. Medical authorities point to hormonal and immune system disorders, infections, and abnormalities in the cervix or the uterus of the mother. Chronic diseases such as Diabetes (if poorly controlled) and high blood pressure may also be factors.
Answer also: I agree with the above because studies prove that smoking and alcohol harm the fetus. If you do not miscarry, what about the health of the poor little newborn if the baby survives. Please get the help needed to help you quit if you are pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant. The Bible tells us "children are a gift from God". Please view them the way God does.
Yes - a miscarriage is very possible under these circumstances.
yes,especially if heavy consumption
Only if you are allergic to either.
No. The most common causes of yellow teeth are drinking tea or smoking cigarettes.
Vinegar if any kind can not cause miscarriage.
Alcohol is very bad to drink for pregnant women. Alcohol travels directly from the placenta to the baby and can cause stillbirth and even a miscarriage.
yes it can.
Write down why you need to stop smoking and drinking alcohol, beer, and margaritas (margaritas have alcohol in it). Personally, I would stop doing things that hurt my body and cause anxiety.
There doesn't seem to be any evidence that drinking hot water would cause a miscarriage. Drinking coffee or tea could be avoided because of the caffeine.
yes you can back in February i had a miscarriage and the doctor told me it could of been the smoking i had no idea i was pregnant i had found out to late
Smoking period can cause a miscarriage. All of the toxins in the cigarettes are terrible on a fetus. Quitting smoking is a very hard thing to do, but if you 're pregnant, do it for your baby.
It can cause harm to the fetus. I had a miscarriage from smoking.
Yes.Drinking alcohol has been linked to conditions that can harm a fetus, or even cause a miscarriage. Yes, the foetus is another name for a baby growing in its mothers womb and alcohol can definitely kill it.
Smoking Drinking Alcohol Poor Diet Lethargy
No but it affects the fetus in a negative way.
"YES, drinking alcohol while being pregnant will cause birth defects and possible death. It can also cause Fetal Alcohol Syndrom."
nope they don't, but if you have like drugs or alcohol on with you they tend to find it, cause your usually drinking it/smoking it at the stops.
Smoking is not known to cause miscarriage. There should not be any harm to the fetus at that stage. Smoking is known to cause low birth weight in babies, and increased heart rate in the fetus.
Yes it can. studies have shown that alcohol, as well as smoking, can damage brain cells and cause pre-mature Alzheimers. However, drinking alcohol in moderation reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
Parsley is considered a uterine stimulant, which may lead to miscarriage.
You should never drink any amount of alcohol during pregnancy. Drinking even very small amounts of alcohol can cause birth defects, miscarriage, and FAS (fetal alcohol syndrome).