Bushfire babies: Dr Rebecca McGowan shines light on smoke impacts on pregnancy

Vivienne Jones
Updated April 14 2021 - 11:44pm, first published September 29 2020 - 8:50am
SMOKE: Francesca Ciantar and daughter Stella were forced to evacuate their home in January due to the smoke when Stella was just one week old.
SMOKE: Francesca Ciantar and daughter Stella were forced to evacuate their home in January due to the smoke when Stella was just one week old.

Babies born after the bushfires are underweight, have breathing problems and their mother's placenta looks like that of a pack a day smoker, according to a north east Victorian GP.

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