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Danger! Three kinds of smoke

July 28, 2012
By Barb Dorn - March of Dimes SW Division Director , Marshall Independent

You see the warnings on every pack of cigarettes, yet one in eight women in Lyon County admit to smoking while pregnant. In Redwood County, one in six women admit to smoking during their pregnancies. These statistics are according to the Minnesota Department of Health, and it's a proven fact that this behavior puts these babies at a greater risk for birth defects or even stillbirth.

 
 
 

 

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