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[Ireland] Educated pregnant 'secret smokers' put babies at risk

A significant number of pregnant women in Ireland may be "secret smokers", leaving their baby at risk of being malnourished. A new study of a group of mothers-to-be attending the Coombe Maternity Hospital in Dublin found several were reluctant to disclose
Irish Independent (ie)
added Dec 12, 2018 18:52

Daily vitamin C pills could reduce damage done to unborn babies' lungs by pregnant mothers who smoke

Researchers say babies, whose mothers took 500mg of vitamin C daily, had healthier airways at three months old than those whose mothers did not. The team, led by Oregon Health & Science University, says the nutrient found in citrus fruits could provide
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:24

Vitamin C may reduce harm to infants' lungs caused by smoking during pregnancy

Vitamin C may reduce the harm done to lungs in infants born to mothers who smoke during their pregnancy, according to a randomized, controlled trial published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medi
added Dec 7, 2018 16:15

[UK] Statistics on Women's Smoking Status at Time of Delivery, England - Quarter 2, 2018-19

Key Facts / 10.5% of women known to be smokers at time of delivery / Similar to 10.4% in Q1 2018/19, and above the current national ambition of 6% or less. / 31 out of 195 CCGs met the national ambition of 6% or less
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:56
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[UK] How many pregnant women smoke in your town? Map reveals expectant mothers in North East Lincolnshire are 11 times more likely to have the bad habit than those in London

NHS figures have named and shamed the areas where the most expectant mothers are guilty of smoking cigarettes. Around a quarter of mothers-to-be in North East Lincolnshire are known smokers - with similar rates in Blackpool and Mansfield. In compariso
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:51

[Asia, China] Survey finds smoking damages male fertility

Male smokers are at higher risk of reproductive problems, including difficulty conceiving, abnormal sperm and partners who have miscarriages or deformed fetuses, according to a survey based on more than 4,000 male patients across China. For example, 16.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 16:27

[Australia] The smoking statistics that will SHOCK you: How a third of teenagers and one in two Aboriginal women are puffing their way through pregnancy

One in 10 mothers across Australia smoked during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy in 2015, according to recently released Australian Institute of Health and Welfare data. The proportion of women who smoked during the first half of their pregnancy was hig
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2018 08:55
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Smoking during pregnancy increases chemerin expression in neonatal tissue [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chemerin mRNA expression was increased and chemerin DNA methylation was decreased in babies born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy. These data provide a potential mechanism that may be mediating the increased obesity risk in individuals that are bor
Experimental Physiology
added Nov 23, 2018 16:40

Smoking during pregnancy increases the likelihood of your baby becoming obese

Smoking during pregnancy increases the chance that your baby will become obese. New research published in Experimental Physiology examined potential reasons for this phenomenon, using tissue which is normally discarded following birth. Smoking and obesi
added Nov 23, 2018 16:37

Tobacco during pregnancy increases baby's obesity risk: Scientists reveal link for the first time as health officials warn vapes may drive young women to nicotine addiction and cigarettes

hammers home the dangers by revealing, for the first time, evidence that combustible cigarettes increase levels of a fat-fueling protein in a woman's unborn baby. The discovery sheds fresh light on a phenomenon that has been identified in previous resear
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:47
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