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Moms who stop smoking have happier babies

Posted Mar 31, 2008, updated Nov 17, 2008.

WASHINGTON - Mothers who stop smoking while pregnant tend to have cheerier, more adaptable babies, British researchers reported on Wednesday. Babies of women who continued to smoke while pregnant were notably grumpy, and the researchers believe that mothers who can muster the effort to kick the habit are also caring more for their babies in other ways.

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