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[UK] Number of women in South Derbyshire smoking at birth above national rate

THE number of women in South Derbyshire still smoking up to the time of giving birth is much higher than the national average, new statistics have revealed. Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed that 14.4 per cent of pregnant
Burton Mail (uk)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:43

Program gives Missouri pregnant women diapers as incentive to quit smoking

The southeast Missouri hospital is one of six sites across the state chosen to participate in Baby & Me: Tobacco Free, a program that supports pregnant women’s commitment to quit smoking by promising a much-coveted commodity for new moms — diapers — if t
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jun 22, 2015 21:19

Associations of lifetime active and passive smoking with spontaneous abortion, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of historical data from the Women's Health Initiative [FREE FULL TEXT]

Women who were ever-smokers during their reproductive years had significantly greater estimates of risk for spontaneous abortion, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy. Never-smoking women with the highest levels of lifetime exposure to SHS had significa
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2015 07:28

Smoking around your toddler could be just as bad as smoking while pregnant

Children whose parents smoked when they were toddlers are likely to have a wider waist and a higher BMI by time they reach ten years of age, reveal researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte Justine Research Centre. "We suspe
added Jun 22, 2015 07:01
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[UK] The town where a QUARTER of pregnant women light up: Blackpool has highest rates of smoking mothers, while London has the lowest

New NHS figures reveal, 27.2 per cent of women were smokers at the time of birth in 2014/15, the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) said. This contrasted with Westminster in central London at the other end of the spectrum, where just 2.1 p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:05
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[UK] North East has highest proportion of women who smoke during pregnancy

Statistics published today (Thursday, June 18) by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show that while the national average of pregnant women smoking is 11.4 per cent, in the North East it is 18 per cent.
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:04
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[UK] Much work needed to reduce numbers of district's smoking mums-to-be, health chiefs admit

THE number of women in the Bradford district smoking during the final stages of pregnancy fell slightly last year, but the figure remained stubbornly high compared to the national average. Statistics released yesterday showed that 1,239 pregnant women
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:04

[UK] Smoking in Pregnancy - Government on track to meet ambition

Statistics released today indicate that the Government is on track to meet its ambition of reducing smoking in pregnancy - as recorded at time of delivery - to 11% or less by the end of 2015. The statistics show that in 2014/15 11.4% of women were record
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:03

Which UK town has the most pregnant smokers? Stats show where expectant mums are still lighting up

More than a quarter of babies are born to mothers who smoke in one seaside town, figures show. In Blackpool, 27.2% of women were recorded as smoking at the time of birth in 2014/15, the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) said. This contr
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:02

[UK-Scotland] Gender divide for health risk to babies of smoking mothers

Scientists have discovered that the livers of foetuses start to process chemicals transferred from blood from their mother's placenta at the end of the first trimester. And new research shows that by-products of cigarettes cause changes in the amounts o
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 15, 2015 11:35
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