Vitamin C may head off lung problems in babies born to pregnant smokers

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Pregnant women are advised not to smoke during pregnancy because it can harm the baby’s lungs and lead to wheezing and asthma, among other problems. If a woman absolutely can’t kick the habit, taking vitamin C during pregnancy may improve her newborn’s lung function and prevent wheezing in the first year of life, according to a new study.

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