A new study by the University of Cape Town’s Centre for Environment and Occupational Health Research published in peer-reviewed journal, NeuroToxicology, found that gestational smoking lowers child’s memory and quality of life.
Led by Professor Aqiel Dalvie, the study also found that maternal gestational smoking and drinking increase the odds of child repeating a grade.
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