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Smoking While Preggo May Make Your Baby Psycho

I know we all have “Mad Men” fever these days. On the off chance that you have become desensitized while watching Betty Draper suck those cancer sticks and throw back cocktails with her bun in the oven, let me remind you once again that smoking while pregnant is hazardous to the baby. Wait? You already knew that? But in case you need just one more good reason to quit lighting up while knocked up, a new U.K. study about smoking while pregnant is likely to scare the s**t out of you. Children of mothers who smoked while pregnant are shown to have a 20 percent greater chance of displaying psychotic-like symptoms such as hallucinations or delusions. Aha! I bet that’s what happened to Megan Fox! Within that 20 percent, the chance of psychotic behavior becomes 84 percent more likely if the mother smoked 20 or more ciggies a day. For those of you who are bad at math like me … 20 cigs = 1 pack. Oh yeah, and as a side note: the same researchers found that drinking lots o’ booze while pregs can make your baby crazy too. So we’re all still sold on this not smoking/ not drinking while pregnant thing, right? Good. On that note, I hope little Eugene Draper doesn’t turn out cuckoo. [Daily Mail]

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