• Ask smokers to wash their hands and brush their teeth before holding baby.
• Also, ask smokers to change into a clean shirt before holding baby.
• Don't allow anyone to smoke in your car or home, even at a party.
• Teach your children how to avoid secondhand smoke all by themselves and talk to them about the dangers.
• Support local restaurants and other businesses that have a smoke-free policy.
Secondhand smoke contains more than 50 cancer-causing chemicals and kills approximately 3,400 nonsmokers in the U.S. each year from lung cancer? Because their young bodies are always developing, young children are especially vulnerable to these poisons. For more information on keeping your family healthy, visit www.cdc.gov/tobacco.