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New research finds smoking and mother's genetics combine to increase likelihood of twins

African American mothers who smoke and have a genetic profile that includes a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) of the TP53 gene have an increased likelihood of having twins, concluded a team of researchers from the University of South Florida (USF) a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 18, 2015 15:30
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Demographic factors associated with smoking cessation during pregnancy in New South Wales, Australia, 2000-2011

Between 2000 and 2011, rates of smoking cessation during pregnancy increased dramatically across all demographic groups. However, specific demographic groups remain significantly less likely to quit smoking, suggesting a need for targeted efforts to promo
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:43
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[UK] 'Getting drunk won't harm my baby', say 10% of pregnant women: Shocking poll reveals how many mothers-to-be smoke, drink too much caffeine and eat 'forbidden' foods

20% of pregnant women drink alcohol and 10% smoke when expecting
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:03
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Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study / Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms

Forty-two percent of the women prescribed narcotics smoked during pregnancy, compared to 26 percent of the women not prescribed narcotics. The more cigarettes women smoked daily, the more likely she was to give birth to a baby with withdrawal.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 13, 2015 10:18
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Swedish Paediatric Society LETTER to FDA

emphasizes that the risk with snuff use during pregnancy and in adolescence are considerable, and strongly advise that all young people should avoid using snuff and that all women (also smokers) should refrain from snuff use during pregnancy .
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Apr 8, 2015 11:09
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[UK] Nicotine Replacement in Pregnancy: How Risky?

The absolute risk of major congenital anomalies was similar among infants born to smokers and those born to women on nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), but respiratory problems were worse in the latter group, researchers said. Compared with babies born
MedPage Today
added Apr 7, 2015 17:38
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[UK] Nicotine Replacement Therapy in Pregnancy and Major Congenital Anomalies in Offspring

NRT use in pregnancy remains rare; thus, the statistical power was limited. Higher morbidities in those women prescribed NRT may also be an explanatory factor. Nevertheless, absolute MCA risks were similar between women who smoked and those prescribed NRT
Pediatrics
added Apr 7, 2015 17:38
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[UK] Shocking game of 'Russian roulette' played by pregnant smokers in Suffolk

Mothers who smoke during pregnancy have been warned they are playing “Russian roulette” with their child’s health after shocking statistics revealed the dangerous habit is still rife in Suffolk... An investigation by this newspaper found that more than o
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:52
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[Europe] France and its shocking rate of pregnant smokers

Almost one in five French women will continue to smoke throughout their pregnancy, new figures show, prompting the health ministry to announce a new crackdown to get France's pregnant smokers to stub out the habit.
The Local France (fr)
added Apr 5, 2015 13:54
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[North Carolina] Bill would give money to prevention programs for teens

Senate Bill 662 The bill contains six key tobacco-use-prevention funding elements: • $6.31 million to create 10 regional programs to cover all 100 counties. • $200,000 toward youth leadership and involvement training. • $190,000 for prenatal and neonatal
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 28, 2015 08:14
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