Baby Planning? Don't forget to Send Dad To the Doc Too!
babies as well. Baby daddy advice according to this study has been along the lines of "modify high risk behavior and poorly controlled disease before conception is attempted." Cigarette smoking damages sperm, but damaged sperm can in fact fertilize an egg. Not a lot of evidence proposes how much harm we are risking from smoking dads, but it has been shown that the chance of childhood leukemia (blood cancer) is increased with smoking. So when baby planning, dad needs to cut down or quit smoking as much as the baby mama does!