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How harmful is bushfire smoke during pregnancy?

How harmful is bushfire smoke during pregnancy?

During the black summer bushfires Sonya gave birth six weeks early. Afterwards, when her doctor told her that bushfire smoke may have had something to do with it, she was shocked – she had not been warned that this was possible. Isabelle Oderberg explains how bushfire smoke and air pollution are harmful during pregnancy, and argues for better health information for pregnant women

Duration: 28 min

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