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Expectant mothers warned of harm from bushfire smoke

It is regarded as one of the most beautiful and memorable moments in the lives of many, that is, bringing a newborn baby into the world.

For mothers, the experience of childbirth can be extremely daunting and now, there are mounting concerns with new research revealing the horrifying effects of smoke inhalation for expectant mums and bubs.

“Alarming” and “horrendous” were Dr. Rebecca McGowan’s choice words when speaking to the impacts of smoke inhalation for future generations.

With Australia’s recent summer bushfires crisis fresh in the minds of many, she joins John Stanley to spread awareness and push for less climate change complacency.

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