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Fetal Faces Seem to React to Mom's Smoking

In study, 4-D scans show more mouth movement, facial touching in presence of nicotine
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 25, 2015 17:01
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Ultrasound observations of subtle movements: a pilot study comparing fetuses of smoking and non-smoking mothers

Rates of fetal mouth-movement and facial self-touch differ significantly between smokers and non-smokers. A larger study is needed to confirm these results and to investigate specific effects, including the interaction of maternal stress and smoking. Add
Acta Paediatrica 
added Mar 25, 2015 13:00
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[UK] Behind the Headlines: '4D' ultrasound shows effects of smoking on unborn babies

While smoking is certainly known to be harmful in pregnancy, the researchers may be reading too much into these images by claiming they show "grimaces" or expressions of pain in response to smoking.
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:58
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[Australia] Study: Smoking while pregnant can cause early puberty, long-term health effects in girls

A study recently published in Human Reproduction and conducted by a team of Australian researchers found that girls whose mothers smoked while they were pregnant started puberty at an earlier age. Dr. Vanessa Gomez-Lobo, director of pediatric gynecology
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:40
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[UK] High-definition scans suggest effects of smoking may be seen in unborn babies

Francis, of Lancaster University, said: “Technology means we can now see what was previously hidden, revealing how smoking affects the development of the fetus in ways we did not realise. This is yet further evidence of the negative effects of smoking in
Lancaster Universty (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:13
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[UK] 4D ultrasound scans show the harmful effects of smoking during pregnancy on babies

Dr Nadja Reissland has studied moving 4D scan images and recorded thousands of tiny movements in the womb. She monitored 20 mothers attending the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, four of whom smoked an average of 14 cigarettes a day.
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 24, 2015 20:14
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[UK] Know someone who smokes during pregnancy? Show them this

a study of women found that babies of those who smoke actually move their mouths and touch themselves significantly more than those carried by non-smokers. The study only involved 20 mothers, four of whom smoked an average of 14 cigarettes a day, but res
Metro Café (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 20:13
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[UK] Unborn baby shown grimacing in womb as mother smokes

Unborn babies appear to grimace in the womb when their mother lights up, scientists have shown, demonstrating the harmful effects of smoking during pregnancy. The tiny movements were captured in the faces of the foetuses during using 4D ultrasound scans.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 20:12
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Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate [FREE FULL TEXT]

If electronic cigarettes are to play a beneficial role in strategies to end the tobacco epidemic without causing unintended harm, steps to protect the health of millions of pregnant women, infants, children, and adolescents are needed. Because nicotine e
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 24, 2015 13:36
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Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate.

Human and animal data support that nicotine exposure during periods of developmental vulnerability (fetal through adolescent stages) has multiple adverse health consequences, including impaired fetal brain and lung development, and altered development of
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Mar 24, 2015 13:34
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