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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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Wiz Khalifa Smokes Away From Pregnant Girlfriend

the rapper has revealed he has banned cigarettes from their home and only sparks up outside so that Rose doesn't have to endure the smell of smoke. He tells, "I smoke outside instead of inside. Everything is all about smells, man. If the smell ir (uk)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:42
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[UK] Tori the smoking orangutan gives birth - and has finally kicked the habit ...

Zoo director Lilik Kristanto said Tori smoked throughout her pregnancy, but it does not appear to have affected her baby. 'We're very happy,' he said. 'The baby is healthy and Tori is a good mother.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2012 21:06
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Moffitt Cancer Center researchers say smoking relapse prevention a healthy step for mothers, babies

Minimal cost self-help booklets helps new mothers stay off cigarettes
added Sep 27, 2012 13:41
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[Italy] The Pap smear screening as an occasion for smoking cessation and physical activity counselling: effectiveness of the SPRINT randomized controlled trial

Conclusions: Smoking cessation counselling delivered by midwives to smokers in preparation and contemplation stages of change during the Pap-smear screening was effective and should be recommended,
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:14
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