Smoking (active/passive) is bad because it releases many ingredients which can harm your body. It is said that a cigarette smoke releases as many as 7000 toxic substances. Smoking causes osteoporosis, heart disease, 90% of deaths from lung cancer, 80% of deaths from COPD (severe lung disease) and 17% of deaths from stroke. So it goes without saying that it is extremely harmful for the body and there is no safe way to smoke. Besides this, smoking can affect your fertility and drastically reduce your chance of becoming pregnant.
Smoking affects women more adversely than men:
So if you are a smoker and want to be pregnant quit now it will save your pregnancy as well as all the complications discussed above. Studies show that your chances of conceiving get better after 2 months of quitting smoking. The good news is that all the mentioned risks start dropping down the minute to quit smoking, so do it now!