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[Africa, Uganda] Babies exposed to smoking more sickly

One of the devastating effects of smoking during pregnancy is that the baby is either born prematurely or with low birth weight. Daniel Kadobera, an epidemiologist in the ministry of Health, says cigarette smoke restricts blood vessels, therefore, reduci
The Observer (ug)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:47
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[UK] Passive smoking 'dramatically increases' the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy

Women who have been exposed to a lot of cigarette smoke are 19% more likely to have a miscarriage and 55% more likely to have a stillbirth They are also 61% more likely to have an ectopic pregnancy Younger and better educated women are less likely to m
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2014 10:12
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[UK] Director of Public Health Annual Report (PDF)

• We need to continue to focus on reducing smoking rates in Warwickshire. All NHS and local government contracts should include a commitment to smoking cessation and tobacco control as standard. A robust smoking cessation policy should be a standard compo
Warwickshire Public Health (uk)
added Sep 17, 2013 07:25
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Hearing Loss One of Risks for Pregnant Smoker's Child

Note that these two studies demonstrate an association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and adverse outcomes in adolescents -- in one case hearing loss, and in the other addictive behaviors. Be aware that there are likely multiple unmeasured co
MedPage Today
added Jun 22, 2013 15:18
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[Ireland] Fewer women smoking during pregnancy

The number of women who smoke during pregnancy has fallen in Ireland in recent years, however for those who continue the habit while pregnant, new research has shown potentially serious consequences for their children.
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Nov 13, 2012 10:00
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Evidence Grows of How Smoking Harms Reproductive, Child Health

Increasingly, we are learning of the many ways that smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke harm reproductive and child health. Both smoking and secondhand smoke have been found to cause low-birth-weight and sudden infant death syndrome. Smoking also ca
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:28
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Secondhand Smoke Takes Big Illness, Expense Toll

Study found blacks most affected, including for death among infants exposed in womb
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 20, 2012 17:36
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[UK] Teen and pregnant smokers face Government crackdown under drastic new plans to slash rates as experts predict the 'end is in sight' for cigarettes

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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Smoking during pregnancy tied to eye damage in kids

When women smoke during pregnancy or have underweight babies their children have a greater risk of developing a type of retina damage, a Danish study suggests. Researchers focused on the thickness of what’s known as the retinal nerve fiber layer, made of
Reuters
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58
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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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