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Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Linked to Infertility

,  Feb 14, 2012

Being exposed to cigarette smoke as a baby or fetus could reduce a female's fertility, new Australian research has found. The three-year study examined the effect that three chemicals found in cigarettes had on ovarian development and egg fertilization and found females who were exposed to the toxins through cigarette smoke during the early stages of life could experience a reduction in the quality and number of their eggs.

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