Vitamin C improves lung function of babies born to smokers

Pregnant smokers who take Vitamin C supplements can improve the lung function of their newborns, a recent study suggests.

Scientists from Oregon Health & Science University randomly assigned 159 pregnant smokers with either vitamin C or a placebo, and performed pulmonary function tests on their newborns.

They found newborns of women who had taken vitamin C had improved measures of pulmonary function and significantly less wheezing throughout their first year of life.

Read more at Oregon Health & Science University