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[UK] Southampton mums-to-be are set to receive £20 incentive in a bid to stop them smoking

young pregnant mums in Hampshire are to be given shopping vouchers as an incentive to give up smoking. Under the new scheme expectant mums under 20 will receive £20 Love2shop vouchers each month for the length of their pregnancy.
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Feb 28, 2017 16:48
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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 27, 2017 17:42
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[UK] Test all pregnant women for smoking, say NHS chiefs

England’s public health chief is urging hospitals to give every pregnant woman a carbon monoxide test to see if they smoke, as part of an NHS-wide drive to persuade patients to kick the habit. Duncan Selbie wants midwives and nurses to routinely screen
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:02
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[Asia] A neglected opportunity for China’s tobacco control? Shift in smoking behavior during and after wives’ pregnancy

Pregnancy offers an opportunity to decrease smoking amongst Chinese males. Intervention programs involving expectant fathers may be effective to further reduce prevalence of smoking among men in China.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:20
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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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