'Teen Mom 2' Leah Messer Caught Smoking With Her Twin Girls! Why Would She Put Them In Harm's Way?

Mon, August 1, 2011 11:38am EDT by 75 Comments
Posted Mon, August 1, 2011 11:38am EDT


We can’t believe Leah would smoke a cigarette directly next to her twin girls, especially when Ali already suffers from health issues! Do you think she should stop smoking ASAP?

There’s no doubt that Teen Mom 2 star Leah Messer is a good mother — she’s given up a lot recently to make sure her 19-month-old twin daughters, Aleeah and Aliannah, live a happy life. But seriously, why would she ever put her babies’ health at risk by smoking cigarettes RIGHT next to them? It just NOT ok!

“Babies exposed to second hand smoke after birth are more likely to die from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and are at greater risk for asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, ear infections and respiratory infections,” Dr. Tara A. Solomon tells HollyBaby.com.

To make matters worse, one of Leah’s daughters, Aliannah, suffers from development issues and struggles with her eye sight and leg and arm movements. Smoking could cause her even more health problems in the future!

“Smoking is an unhealthy habit for parents and their kids,” Ari Brown, MD, author of the Expecting 411 series tells HollyBaby.com. “Unless you smoke outside your house, then come back inside and change clothes before picking up your little one, your child is breathing your second hand smoke.”

“Children whose parents smoke are also more likely to wheeze or have asthma,” Dr. Brown adds. “There’s also research that shows babies of smoking parents experience more colic, sleep less, and have a greater risk of obesity. If you can’t stop for your own health, do it for your child!”

Leah, make sure your baby girls are safe! They shouldn’t be surrounded by family members who smoke!

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Tia Marie

Posted at 5:47 PM on October 27, 2011  

First let me state that I do think the media is being a tad harsh on her. Secondly let me say that I am a smoker myself. My feelings on this whole situation are as follows: I think it’s wrong to smoke inside with children (whether they’re outside play or gone for the day..because it stays on surfaces and is just as bad as them being present) and I believe it’s wrong to smoke in the car with children too. It effects your child’s health more than you would think (I’ve done a lot of research about it) for what you to have the convenience of smoking where you want..well let me break it to you gently- if you care more about your own convenience & cravings then you do your child’s health than you got a problem. BUT it does appear like Leah and her daughters are outdoors in this photo where she is smoking, and neither of them are in her arms which is not entirely terrible. I myself have smoked in an outdoor setting near my son playing before just blow the smoke away from them and remember to change your clothes as stated above and that way you are only damaging your own health. Oh, and one more thing, your child is effected way more by cigarette smoke than adults..especially during the first year of life when their lungs are still developing outside of the womb!!!

 
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Jeanette

Posted at 3:21 PM on October 25, 2011  

Yeah That Shiit Is Fake Why Two Different Pic’s Why Not Just One?

 
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Tori

Posted at 9:56 AM on October 19, 2011  

I cannot believe what I am reading! This is no the 70′s. We now have proof and data to back up second hand smoke dangers. IF you smoke in your house or in a car with your children you are doing as much damage to their lungs as your own. When I was 14 My lungs looked like I had smoked for years because of my parents second hand smoke. It should be a crime and in several states they have passed the law where you cannot smoke in your car in children under 16 years of age. It is their lungs..If they want to ruin them later on in life then you cannot help it. It is sad that you expose them to it becuause you are too stupid. To comment on the picture, I live in Charleston, WV and I see Leah around quite often with the twins. SHe does smokes but she does not do it around them. Grow up and take responsbility for the lives you created. There really should be a test you have to pass before you can concieve!

 
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DD

Posted at 4:21 AM on October 16, 2011  

The two pictures are extremely misleading. Sure in the first pic it shows her sucking on fag (ha), but in the second picture where you can see her next to the twins, no one is smoking. Just sayin’.

 
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Fay

Posted at 3:42 AM on October 12, 2011  

Clearly, these photos do not show her smoking around them. To the dumbass below, smoking in your house is OK for your kids? What is this 1978? Ignorant ass

 
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Alex

Posted at 11:33 PM on October 11, 2011  

Just letting everyone know, second hand smoke is a lot more serious than a lot of people on here seem to think it is. Your kids may seem fine now, but you don’t know what could happen as time progresses. My mom smoked around me when I was younger and nothing happened right away. But, when I was fifteen, I started having bad chest pains and trouble breathing. I was admitted to the hospital and told that I have pulmonary emphysema, caused by being around the second hand smoke. It is incurable and something I will have to deal with my entire life. My mother didn’t smoke in the same room as me or in the car when I was in it, but even being around the same fabrics in furniture is dangerous. So, if you don’t want to deal with constant hospital stays and thousands of dollars in medical bills, then I suggest thinking twice about smoking around your children. Is smoking indoors really more important to your child’s health?

 
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Sasha

Posted at 4:15 AM on September 27, 2011  

Oh, so what? It wasn’t weed. Who cares??

 
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courtney

Posted at 6:28 PM on September 26, 2011  

why cant she do what she wants? leave the poor girl alone .

 
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Becky

Posted at 4:07 PM on September 26, 2011  

I think this is the most ridiculous story i’ve seen yet! The pictures dont even show her kids around!! So as far as you guys are concerned she went away from her kids. Its her choice to smoke so leave her be.

 
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kelly

Posted at 2:16 PM on September 26, 2011  

THIS IS SO FAKE….ITS 2 DIFFERENT PICS…IF SHE WAS REALLY SMOKING AROUND THEM THEN THEY SHOULD HAVE JUS 1 PIC AND OWELL ITS NOT A BIG DEAL JUS ABOUT EVERYBODY I KNOW SMOKES AROUND THEIR KIDS.

 
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