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[UK] Awards joy for fire service funded midwife safety scheme

A fire service funded scheme to educate thousands of mums-to-be about home safety has been recognised with two top awards. The ‘Barnsley Babies’ initiative won the Governor’s Award and Partnership Working Award at Barnsley Hospital’s Heart Awards, which
Fire Magazine (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 03:31
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[UK] Shock stats show one in 10 women smoke during pregnancy - despite knowing the risks

And only half of mums-to-be manage to give up even though the dangers – of premature delivery, miscarriage , stillbirth and sudden infant death – are clear. The NHS data shows that 67,195 babies have been born to mums who puffed on cigarettes up to deli
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 20, 2016 17:28
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[UK] Charities call for Government action to maintain progress on smoking in pregnancy rates

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group [1], a coalition of health and baby charities, today welcomed the news that smoking rates among pregnant women have continued to fall but warned that progress could be jeopardised if services to help people quit co
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 12:03
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[UK] North-East is pregnant smoking capital, figures show.

Figures published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) showed that in the North-East area 16 per cent of pregnant women were recorded as smokers in 2015-16. Overall the percentage in England was 10.6 per cent, or 67,200 of 631,230 ma
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jun 17, 2016 12:03
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[UK] More than a QUARTER of pregnant women light up in Blackpool: Town has highest rate of smoking mothers, while London has the lowest

New NHS figures reveal 26 per cent of women were smokers at the time of birth in 2015/16. This contrasted with Westminster in central London at the other end of the spectrum, where just 1.5 per cent of women did.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 16, 2016 19:10
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Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate

Further exploration of the potential unintended consequences of facilitating a transition from combusted to non-combusted products is warranted, and special consideration of the effects of nicotine exposure among vulnerable populations—including pregnant
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:58
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CHAPMAN: Is nicotine really as safe as e-cigarette supporters make out?

the long-term consequences of inhaling an average of 200 and up to 600 times a day a soup of vaporized flavouring and other chemicals approved for ingestion but not inhalation will not be known for many years.
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:30
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[Australia] Plain packaging laws linked to perverse incentives among pregnant teens

SIMON CHAPMAN: Well, we have no idea how representative that study is. You know, how many people have said that, you know? Is it a dozen, is it 20, is it 30? I mean we've got millions of people in this country who are now ex-smokers thanks to the sort
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 13, 2016 15:21
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[Australia] Pregnant teens are taking up smoking to make their babies SMALL because they're ‘scared of giving birth’

Research has found Australian teens have seen warnings on packs of cigarettes they can reduce birth weight of babies, and flaunting other health risks to themselves or their unborn children, The Daily Telegraph reported. The discovery was made during a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2016 16:11
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Marijuana Use and Its Effects in Pregnancy

while marijuana exposure alone was not associated with significant perinatal adverse outcomes, co-use with cigarette smoking rendered increased risk over either alone. Due to observed prevalence of concurrent cigarette and marijuana use, it is of likely i
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
added Jun 10, 2016 16:16
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