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[UK-Wales] Maternal smoking: Call for midwives to boost anti-tobacco message

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales said Wales still had the highest proportion of pregnant smokers anywhere in the UK. It said up to 33% of women in Wales smoke at some point during their pregnancy, while the UK average is 26%. ASH Wales wants mo
BBC Online
added Mar 28, 2014 11:19
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13 percent of pregnant Wisconsin women smoke

State health officials are trying to help pregnant women who smoke kick the habit. Health administrators say at least 13 percent of women in Wisconsin smoke during pregnancy. That's higher than the national average of 9 percent.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 26, 2013 05:18
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Women who feel less attached to their fetus are going to smoke more

"It would make sense psychologically that women who feel less attached to their fetus are going to smoke more, because they aren't necessarily thinking about the repercussions," said Dr. Susanna Magee, lead author of the study published online July 28 in
added Aug 9, 2013 18:24
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Kim Zolciak Denies Allegations Of Smoking While Pregnant, Swears Cancer Stick Photos Are Old News!

She swears the photos released yesterday are actually much older, and she filed a cease and desist letter against the photo agency to try and get those nasty pics of the internet. Not only does Kim want an apology, but she also considering suing for wha
added Jun 29, 2013 10:32
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[UK] Midwives defend smoking test move

Expectant mothers will be asked to take breath tests to prove if they are smoking during their pregnancy, under new NHS guidance. An estimated 20% of women smoke while expecting, which is believed to lead to a low birth weight for their babies and cause
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added May 12, 2013 17:04
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Vitamin C may decrease impact of smoking during pregnancy on childhood respiratory health

Infants born to women who took vitamin C during pregnancy had less wheezing in first year of life than babies whose moms took a placebo Pregnant women are advised not to smoke during pregnancy because it can harm the baby's lungs and lead to wheezing an
added May 4, 2013 13:57
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A Pilot Study Testing SMS Text Delivered Scheduled Gradual Reduction to Pregnant Smokers

We developed an easily disseminable intervention that could possibly promote cessation and reduction among pregnant women with SMS texting ability. Women in this pilot were enthusiastic about the program, particularly those in the SGR arm. This program ne
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 24, 2013 23:13
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New Tennessee billboards promote tobacco hotline

New billboards are going up across the state promoting the toll-free Tennessee Tobacco Quitline that helps people seeking to end their tobacco habits. The billboards are being funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are located in ei
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 15, 2013 06:42
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[Belgium] Smoking bans linked with 'successive reductions' in preterm birth

Given that even a mild reduction in gestational age has been linked in other studies to adverse health outcomes in early and later life, our study has important public health implications, say the authors.
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 14, 2013 20:39
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[UK] Meningitis link to smoking in pregnancy: Cigarettes can treble child's chance of developing the disease

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 10, 2012 02:59
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