Thirdhand smoke

Posted , 2 users are following.

we have recently purchased a second hand pram (silver Cross Wayfarer)

We didn't know the home it came from potentially was a smokers home and now my wife is worried about thirdhand smoke issues with both the unborn baby and if when it is born if it is going to be harmed by the residue chemicals that may be in the fabric of the pram.

We live in a smoke free home so the baby will not suffer from first hand, second hand or third hand smoke so I don't think there will be an issue as the baby will not be in an environment that is prolong exposure to 1st 2nd or 3rd hand smoke.

Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with this issue? 

0 likes, 1 reply

Report

1 Reply

  • Posted

    Thirdhand smoke (THS) is a term used to describe the residual contamination from tobacco smoke that lingers in rooms long after smoking stops and remains on our clothes after we leave a smoky place. It may seem merely like an offensive smell, but it is also indicative of the presence of tobacco toxins.
    Report Reply

Report as inappropriate

Thanks for your help!

We want the forums to be a useful resource for our users but it is important to remember that the forums are not moderated or reviewed by doctors and so you should not rely on opinions or advice given by other users in respect of any healthcare matters. Always speak to your doctor before acting and in cases of emergency seek appropriate medical assistance immediately. Use of the forums is subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and steps will be taken to remove posts identified as being in breach of those terms.

newnav-down newnav-up