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Smoking Could Harm Sperm, Study Finds
Date:9/9/2010

carried to term. And that could mean a higher risk of impaired fertility in sons.

According to the Danish team, their earlier research involving female embryos also revealed "germ cell" reductions of about 40 percent for embryos taken from women who smoked during pregnancy. This suggests that maternal smoking in pregnancy may harm the reproductive health of both male and female offspring.

"Our results provide health care professionals who talk to women who are considering conceiving, or have conceived just recently, with a 'here and now' argument to convince them to stop smoking," Anderson said. "Because the negative effect of smoking appears to take place right from conception and during the early days [of gestation], when the human embryo becomes differentiated into either a girl or a boy."

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There's more on the dangers of smoking during pregnancy at the March of Dimes.

SOURCES: Mohamed E. Hammadeh, M.D., department of obstetrics and gynecology, University of the Saarland, Saar, Germany; Claus Yding Andersen, M.D., professor, human reproductive physiology, and technology ambassador, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Laboratory, Copenhagen, Denmark; Sept. 8, 2010, Human Reproduction, online


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