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[Denmark] Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

The new study also hints -- but doesn't prove -- that nicotine-replacement products used during pregnancy, such as patches and gum, could pose the same risk to children. Still, this study suggests that nicotine itself, not just tobacco, may be a hazard d
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2014 12:58

[UK-Wales] More pregnant women smoke in Wales than in other parts of UK

TOO many women are still smoking while pregnant, paediatricians have warned, with Wales having the highest rates of smoking in pregnancy than other nations in the UK. The warning comes as the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) unveils
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 05:16

[UK, UK-Wales] Too many pregnant women smoking, says child mortality report

Too many women are still smoking while pregnant, paediatricians have warned. It comes as the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) unveils its first report on the causes of child mortality in Wales. Wales has higher rates of pregnant wo
BBC Online
added Jul 15, 2014 05:13

[Wisconsin] In national ad, Eau Claire mom shares the dangers of smoking

A young Eau Claire mother who smoked through pregnancy and delivered her baby two months prematurely at a dangerously low birth weight hopes the view she shares through the window of a neonatal incubator will help other women quit smoking before having ba
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jul 14, 2014 23:04

Cigarette Taxes on Disparities in Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy.

Conclusions. State cigarette taxes may be an effective population-level intervention to decrease racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in maternal smoking during pregnancy.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jul 14, 2014 09:16

Health Tip: Quit Smoking, Especially While Pregnant

* Being a smoker can make getting pregnant more difficult, and can increase the risk of miscarriage. * Smoking during pregnancy can lead to problems with the placenta, which is baby's source of nourishment and oxygen during pregnancy.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 11, 2014 15:21

[Australia] Infant hospital visits down as fewer women smoke while pregnant

A drop in the number of women who smoke while pregnant has helped push down the number of infants going into hospital, according to researchers. A study of all 788,798 children born in New South Wales between 2001 and 2009, published in the Medical Jour
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 7, 2014 06:34

[Australia] 10000 pregnant Queensland women still smoking despite warnings

The damning statistics come despite a wealth of advice on the dangers of smoking and anti-smoking campaigns targeted at pregnant women. The figures do, however, show a decline in the maternal smoking rate, from 20 per cent in 2006 to 15 per cent in 2012.
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Jul 6, 2014 21:49

[Belgium] One in ten pregnant women carry on smoking

According to figures released by the Study Centre for Perinatal Epidemiology (SPE), 10 percent of expectant mothers carry on smoking during their pregnancy....Brussels Free University professor and gynaecologist Hendrik Cammu told journalists that "This m (nl)
added Jul 4, 2014 12:05

[UK] Pregnant Josie Cunningham Is Smoking & Drinking Because She Is 'Disappointed' About Baby's Sex

Revealing she had several glasses of wine and smoked a whole packet of cigarettes that fateful night, Cunningham is now in the grip of a 20-a-day habit, but hopes to receive NHS help to kick it. She said: “I knew it could harm my child but it didn’t sto
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 30, 2014 13:21
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