Smoking and breastfeeding
Child Development / / April 02, 2016
harm of smoking while breastfeeding
We still a growing number of women smokers.What can be said in this regard the doctor?Tobacco contains nicotine - a substance which is a poison for the organism, because it adversely affects the heart and blood vessels.The small amount of nicotine action occurs only during the first zakurivanii, after the body gets used to the poison and suffers increasing its quantity.To infinity, of course, increase the amount of nicotine can not be administered so that nicotine poisoning can occur at a certain concentration.
Smoking also brings other harm.If instead of fresh air to inhale the smoke into the lungs, the pulmonary vesicles (alveoli) will contain more smoke than air.Smoke contains carbon dioxide, which when combined with the colorant of the red blood cells will carboxyhemoglobin.Last oskigemoglobina is somewhat different from that introduces oxygen into the body, it is necessary for life!This compound, from which the body gets rid of with difficulty, and that is the cause of his poor eating habits.
Smoking during breast feeding may cause insufficient milk production and reduce the immunity of the child.In addition, the smoke is unpleasant child, he turns away from the mother, smelling of smoke, and milk, soaked in smoke, he does not like.As a result, the child prematurely weaned, thereby causing great harm to his health.
Each conscious woman should stop smoking as soon as her pregnancy is established, and not to smoke until the end of breastfeeding.Naturally, we do not smoke where there is a child, even if you already have ceased to breastfeed.A child should not inhale tobacco smoke or be in a smoky room, where his lungs filled with fresh air is not required for its development, and products of tobacco combustion.
child whose parents smoke are usually weak, nervous, often sick, does not tolerate a variety of diseases, sometimes it has affected the skin and eyes, in severe cases, there are deviations in mental development.Therefore, a mother breast feeding a baby should not smoke.