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[UK] Preconception care: dietary and lifestyle advice

Cigarette smoking releases much more nicotine than NRT, in addition to toxins like carbon monoxide and lead. NRT should only be offered to women who are planning pregnancy, but have tried and failed to stop smoking, as NRT is considered to be much safer t
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:02

Tobacco, e-cigarettes, and child health

Summary: Pediatric researchers interested in elucidating the role of tobacco smoke exposure in adverse outcomes in children should incorporate biomarkers of tobacco exposure in their studies.
Current Opinion in Pediatrics
added Jan 14, 2017 19:35

Secondhand smoke during childhood may boost miscarriage risk

Nonsmoking women who were exposed to secondhand smoke as children may have an increased risk of a miscarriage, a Chinese study suggests. Although they had never been smokers themselves, women in the study who lived with two or more smokers as a child had
added Jan 11, 2017 21:08
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[UK] Statistics on Women’s Smoking Status at Time of Delivery: England April 2015 to March 2016 (PDF)

In 2015/16, 10.6 per cent of mothers were recorded as smokers at the time of delivery which is lower than 2014/15 (11.4%). This continues the steady year-on-year decline in the percentage of women smoking at the time of delivery from 15.1 per cent in 2006
added Jan 10, 2017 16:54
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[UK] Over 65,000 expectant mums still smoking during pregnancy smoking during pregnancy

Recent data has shown that over 65,000 women in England continue to smoke during pregnancy, despite numerous public health warnings. The data from Women’s Smoking Status at Time of Delivery: England, published by the Health & Social Care Information Cent
Essex Baby (uk)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:46

Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy Is Associated With Offspring’s Musculoskeletal Pain in Adolescence: Structural Equation Modeling

Conclusions: MSDP increased the risk of offspring’s MS pain in adolescence, and the association was mediated by offspring’s externalizing problems during childhood and early adolescence.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 8, 2017 14:33

STUB IT OUT This is how second-hand smoke ‘affects your baby even BEFORE you get pregnant’

Researchers at Duke University in North Carolina designed experiments in rats to mimic the second-hand smoke exposures that people encounter and monitored the impact it had during pregnancy.
Irish Sun (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 01:14

Animal study shows harmful effects of secondhand smoke even before pregnancy

Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke—even before conception—appears to have a lingering impact that can later impair the brain development of a fetus, researchers at Duke Health report. Using rats in experiments carefully designed to mimic the second-h
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 6, 2017 17:31

How second-hand smoke will affect your baby BEFORE you get pregnant

Decades of evidence have shown pregnant women who smoke or inhale second-hand smoke are more likely to deliver children with brain impairment that affects learning and behavior. But new research by Duke University has shown this risk was identical in la
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:25

Animal study shows harmful effects of secondhand smoke even before pregnancy

Duke Health report. Using rats in experiments carefully designed to mimic the second-hand smoke exposures that humans encounter, the researchers found that the chemical components of tobacco smoke affect fetal brain development throughout pregnancy. The
added Jan 5, 2017 21:05
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