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Quit Smoking? Childbirth May Inspire You To Pick Up The Habit Again

The stress of being a new mom is likely to tempt women into smoking again, a new study has found. SuperFantastic, CC BY 2.0 A baby on the way is oftentimes a compelling enough reason for an expectant mother to quit smoking. But the added stress and life
Medical Daily
added Sep 10, 2015 02:26
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Kids Exposed to Tobacco Smoke More Likely to Develop A-Fib

A research team from the University of California, San Francisco found that data in the Health eHeart Study show that children exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke--even in utero--are more likely to develop AF. (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Sep 9, 2015 09:38
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[UK] Shocking statistics show pregnant Leeds smokers are failing to kick the habit

More than half of all pregnant women in Leeds who pledged to stop smoking lost touch with stop smoking services or continued the habit last year. According to new data released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre, of the 144 pregnant women
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:01
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[UK] Stillbirths in England dropped by almost 8% since smoking ban

The findings suggest that almost 1,500 stillbirths and newborn deaths were averted in the first four years after the law to prohibit smoking in public places was enacted on 1 July 2007. Researchers also assessed the impact of the smoking ban on the numbe
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:24
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Smoking ban linked to drop in stillbirths and newborn deaths

Researchers led by the University of Edinburgh looked at information on more than ten million births in England between 1995 and 2011. Their findings suggest that almost 1500 stillbirths and newborn deaths were averted in the first four years after the
added Aug 13, 2015 12:44
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Midwives to help mums quit smoking

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has appointed two specialist midwives to help expectant mums to stop smoking. Funded by the Public Health Agency Roisin Donohue works from Craigavon Area Hospital whilst her colleague Ursula Gaffney is based at
Portadown Times (uk)
added Jul 14, 2015 10:29
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Smoking, Preterm Births Increase a Woman's Heart Disease Risk

Risk more than triples for smokers who delivered premature babies, study shows
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 9, 2015 13:15
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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
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