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[UK] 70 pregnant smokers give birth a month

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs midwifery services in south-east Hampshire, has revealed that on average this year, 15 per cent of all women giving birth were still smoking – equivalent to 72 a month.
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:57
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and infant stress response: Test of a prenatal programming hypothesis

Results provide initial support for our hypothesis that MSDP programs offspring HPA (dys)regulation. Epigenetic regulation of placental GR may serve as a novel underlying mechanism. Results may have implications for delineating pathways to adverse outcom
Psychoneuroendocrinology
added Oct 21, 2014 14:34
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Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn stress hormones, DNA, study finds

indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of stress hormones, lowered stress response, and alterations in DNA for a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to fetus.
ScienceDaily
added Oct 21, 2014 14:32
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[Netherlands] Does Government Supervision Improve Stop-Smoking Counseling in Midwifery Practices?

The provision of smoking-cessation counseling improved spectacularly in Dutch midwifery practices. Despite some limitations of our study, the Inspectorate’s supervision programme is likely to have contributed to the improvements in provision of counseling
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:52
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The needs and preferences of pregnant smokers regarding tailored Internet-based smoking cessation interventions: a qualitative interview study

Internet-based Smoking Cessation Interventions (ISCIs) may help pregnant smokers who are unable, or unwilling, to access face-to-face stop smoking support...Conclusions: The present study has identified a number of potential building blocks for ISCIs tar
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:42
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"Oi - stop smoking, you" Taunton hospital gets kids to tell parents to stub out the fags

bosses at a Somerset hospital are so fed up with those soon-to-be dads – and even the women in labour – puffing away outside the door of the maternity unit that they have installed a special tannoy system to shout at them to stub out their cigarettes. Th
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:27
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[UK] Film highlights dangers of smoking whilst pregnant

Leicester City Council and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust have backed a new film that highlights the dangers of smoking while pregnant. The film premiere will be held at 10am today in the New Parks Community Centre. It's in conjunction with Stopto
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 12:57
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Damaging legacy: maternal cigarette smoking has long-term consequences for male offspring fertility

This study represents the first comprehensive animal model of maternal smoking on male offspring reproductive function, suggesting that exposure during the gestational/weaning period causes long-term defects in male offspring fertility. This is due to a c
Human Reproduction
added Oct 1, 2014 07:19
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Damaging legacy: Mothers who smoke affect the fertility of their sons

Mothers who smoke while they are pregnant or breast feeding may be damaging the future fertility of their sons...The study is the first comprehensive animal model to show the mechanism by which smoking can affect the fertility of male offspring. It is kno
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 1, 2014 07:18
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Pot smoke a challenge for renters and landlords

A Lakewood family says marijuana smoke is seeping into their apartment from the person next door. They've filed a complaint ... the process to stop the problem can be a challenge. Faith Glass-Wilson is eight months pregnant. She says her health and the h
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Sep 30, 2014 06:03
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