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[UK] Use of electronic cigarettes in pregnancy / A guide for midwives and other healthcare professionals (PDF)

This short briefing has been produced by the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group1 and is intended to provide a summary of the evidence on electronic cigarettes, with suggested responses to some frequently asked questions about their use during pregn
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:29
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[UK] Number of pregnant women smoking goes UP for first time as more take risks with unborn babies' lives

Rates of smoking during pregnancy have increased for the first time on record, NHS figures show. Cuts in smoking cessation services have been blamed for the rise, which puts more women at risk of miscarriage and endangering their baby’s health. NHS Dig
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 04:27
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[Australia] Mandurah has highest percentage of pregnant smokers in Greater Perth

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report revealed 13.6 per cent of Mandurah women smoked during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy in 2016, compared to the national average of 9.5 per cent. The report stated a total of 161 Mandurah women smoke
Mandurah (WA) Mail (au)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:42
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[Asia, China] Paternal smoking increases the risk of miscarriage: research

Pregnant women whose partners are smokers may face higher risks of miscarriage, according to recent Chinese research. Conducted by the Research Institute of the National Health Commission, the research was based on data of 5.8 million non-smoking pregna
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 01:19
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Moms Who Smoked as Teens More Likely to Deliver Smaller Babies

A woman's risk of having a baby with a low birth weight is higher if she starts smoking in her teens, a new study suggests. That's because women who start smoking as teens are far more likely to smoke during pregnancy, which increases the risk of having
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 7, 2018 03:04
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Secondhand smoking is causing thousands of stillbirths in developing countries

Pregnancy is a vulnerable time for a woman’s health and tobacco smoke harms mothers and their unborn children. In developing countries, it is uncommon for women to smoke while pregnant – but their exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy is a lot
The News Minute (in)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:49
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Secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of data from Demographic and Health Survey from 30 low-income and middle-income countries

We have demonstrated that SHS exposure during pregnancy is far more common than active smoking in LMICs, accounting for more stillbirths than active smoking. Protecting pregnant women from SHS exposure should be a key strategy to improve maternal and chil
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:46
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[UK] Women smokers have smaller, sicklier babies

Women who smoke during pregnancy risk having smaller, less healthy babies not just because of their nicotine habit, but because they also have a poor diet lacking in fruit and vegetables that deprives their babies of essential nutrients, a new study publ
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:31
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Health of women before and during pregnancy: health behaviours, risk factors and inequalities (PDF)

rates of smoking in pregnancy in the most deprived areas of England are 5 times those in the least deprived areas (20% and 4% respectively). White women and women of Mixed ethnicity are most likely to smoke. Large numbers of records do not have a smoki
Public Health England (PHE) (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:27
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[UK] Maternity units 'could prevent 600 stillbirths a year in England'

About 600 stillbirths a year in England could be prevented if maternity units followed national best practice, the health service said. NHS England said practical steps including reducing smoking in pregnancy, and better monitoring of babies’ growth and
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 16:19
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