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Prenatal Exposure to Snus Alters Heart Rate Variability in the Infant

The results indicate that smokeless tobacco (Swedish snus) affects the developing autonomic nervous system during gestation. Even if exposure is interrupted during the first or second trimester, effects in autonomic cardiac regulation are seen in the 1–2
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 25, 2017 15:50
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A Balm When You’re Expecting: Sometimes Pot Does the Trick

“The group I’m in of lefty hippie professional women, it’s definitely only marijuana,” Claire said. “No one is drinking or smoking tobacco in pregnancy. They are being very careful.”
New York Times
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Netherlands] Living next to a busy road is as bad for you as passive smoking 10 cigarettes a day, warn scientists

Breathing in polluted air on busy roads is as harmful as passively smoking ten cigarettes a day, new research has found. Dutch scientists compared the effects of smoking with those of living near a busy road, looking at increased risks of heart disease,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2017 21:44
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[UK] Council offers shopping vouchers worth £260 to mothers-to-be if they quit smoking

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is offering up to £260 worth of vouchers in a bid to cut the number of infant deaths blamed on smoking in the city / At least 65 women have so far received the Love2Shop vouchers, which can be redeemed in popular stores, inclu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:02
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[UK] ASH comment on BabyClear study to reduce smoking in pregnancy

The BabyClear programme, pioneered in the northeast, has been highly effective, and almost doubled the number of pregnant women quitting smoking. The new Tobacco Control Plan, due to be published shortly, needs to set out how others can learn from this ap
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:01
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[UK] Scheme’s success at stopping mums-to-be smoking

Newcastle University researchers evaluated the “BabyClear” programme which follows the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance around smoking in pregnancy by screening all pregnant women for smoking using carbon monoxide monitor
Newcastle University (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:00
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[UK] VIDEO: Expectant mums who quit smoking will have heavier and healthier babies, study shows

The study involving 40,000 mums-to-be showed that the number of women who stopped smoking almost doubled thanks to the programme. The BabyClear programme follows the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance around smoking in pre
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 14:56
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[UK] Mums-to-be twice as likely to quit smoking if they get early help, Newcastle University study finds

Researchers from Newcastle University carried out a study of 40,000 mothers-to-be on the “BabyClear” programme, screening all pregnant women for smoking. Any woman still smoking when she first saw a midwife, at around eight weeks, was given information
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Feb 16, 2017 14:46
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[UK] Scheme's success at stopping mums-to-be smoking

Pregnant women are almost twice as likely to quit smoking if they are supported from their first midwife appointment - and then are more likely to have heavier, healthier babies. Newcastle University researchers evaluated the "BabyClear" programme which
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 16, 2017 14:45
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[UK] Evaluation of a complex healthcare intervention to increase smoking cessation in pregnant women: interrupted time series analysis with economic evaluation [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study provides evidence that implementation of a system-wide intervention across a regional health system focused on skills training, systematic universal carbon monoxide monitoring with opt-out referral, and improved referral pathways and communica
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2017 01:05
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