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Can smoking during pregnancy lead to development of learning disability in children ?

My son is 16 months and I think he has a learning disability I read to him and I also talk to him and when he points to things I tell him what it is but he don t say many words the doctors keep telling me to keep reading to him and talking to him I have done this sence he was 6 months old so I don t know what else should I do? I also was told cause I smoked while I was pregnant that could be the reason he s not catching on to things is that true?
Asked On : Thu, 3 Mar 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
16 months of age is too early to make such conclusions, many kids pick up quickly with the advent of age. Just be regular in talking to him and in teaching him he will be perfectly normal. you can add brahmi as brain tonic in any form.
Answered: Thu, 3 Mar 2011
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