Effects of Smoking on the Fetus, Neonate and Child covers the effects of parental smoking on all aspects of reproduction and child development. With contributions from respected and authoritative specialists, it includes new research findings and new methods of data analysis. The authors discuss how smoking affects placental, fetal, and child development. Important subjects covered include the relationships between smoking and pre-eclampsia, ectopic pregnancy. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and respiratory disease in children. The final chapters discuss research related to health education and the prevention of maternal smoking. This comprehensive volume will be of interest to obstetricians, paediatricians, epidemiologists, and those involved in public health medicine.