A study, published in EClinicalMedicine, has looked at smoking and vaping in pregnancy and infant behaviour.
Prof Jamie Brown, Professor of Behavioural Science and Health, and Director of the Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group, UCL, said:
“It is well-established that cigarette smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of a range of health problems. It is important to establish the risk of e-cigarettes compared with cigarettes during pregnancy. This requires studies to conduct a detailed assessment of both these behaviours during pregnancy. We know that most e-cigarette users have previously smoked. [...]