Exposure to parental smoking during pregnancy and handgrip strength in 7-10-year old children.

Affiliation

Department of Anthropology, Ludwik Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Rudolfa Weigla Street 12, 53-114 Wroclaw, Poland. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Maternal smoking during pregnancy is a risk factor associated with intrauterine growth retardation and postnatal complications.

Keywords

Foetal hypoxia,Gender differences,Hand grip strength,Parental smoking,