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[Ireland] Mums warned of smoking risks while breastfeeding

New research published today shows that children of mothers who smoke while breastfeeding are more likely to develop serious health problems such as obesity, hypothyroidism, diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:26
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[UK] It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking

Financial incentives help pregnant women quit smoking, a new study shows.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 29, 2015 13:01
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[New Zealand] Free vouchers for pregnant women who smoke rewards 'bad choices'

Facebook readers have criticised a quit smoking plan for pregnant women, saying it rewards bad behaviour. The Counties Manukau DHB has trialled a programme that gives pregnant women petrol and grocery vouchers as incentives to kick their smoking habit.
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:52
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Effect of a Family-Centered, Secondhand Smoke Intervention to Reduce Respiratory Illness in Indigenous Infants in Australia and New Zealand: A Randomized Controlled Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Despite reporting smoke-free homes/cars, mothers and their partners continue to smoke in the first year of infants’ lives, exposing them to SHS. Emphasis needs to be placed on supporting parents to stop smoking preconception, during pregnancy, and postnat
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 2, 2015 12:59
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[UK] Ashington Woman Urges Mums-To-Be To Quit Smoking

Three years ago, 31 year old Sophie Jones, from Ashington, suffered every pregnant woman's nightmare when she lost her baby boy, Korey, to a still birth. Now 20 weeks pregnant, Sophie has quit smoking once and for all to protect her unborn baby girl w
Heart (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 11:27
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[California] Can air pollution make kids obese?

Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke and air pollution from nearby highways may be at higher risk for obesity, new research reports. The study is one of the first to look at the combined effects on body mass index of exposure to both near-roadway a
Futurity
added Nov 13, 2014 19:30
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[New Zealand] Pregnant smokers offered $300 vouchers to quit

A quit smoking programme that promises gift vouchers to expectant mothers who kick the habit is being hailed a success. A Northland health provider is giving Kiwi mums up to $300 to spend on things like petrol and groceries - provided they blow clean dur
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:34
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Smoking Marijuana While Breastfeeding

The Doctors weigh in on one mother's controversial decision to continue using medicinal marijuana, even though she is currently breastfeeding.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 21, 2014 23:44
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[New Zealand] Pregnant Maori mums offered gift vouchers to quit smoking

If you are up to 28 weeks pregnant, smoke and are Maori or Pasifika, Waikato District Health Board (DHB) may have up to $250 worth of gift vouchers to give you.
Voxy (nz)
added Sep 3, 2014 13:33
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[UK] South Tyneside’s pregnant smokers shame

A QUARTER of women in South Tyneside were still smoking at the time they give birth, according to recent figures. The data, published last month, showed that the number of women using cigarettes in the later stages of pregnancy was more than twice the n
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 17:21
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