No. There is no exact amount of tobacco that is safe for the fetus. It is true that smoking a few cigarettes a day is better than a pack, but it should be noted that smokers' bodies are especially sensitive to the first few doses of nicotine each day. Therefore, the difference between smoking a few cigarettes a day or many is not so great.
Is it true that smoking 5 cigarettes a day during pregnancy is safe?
By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 03/23/2022
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)