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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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[UK] 'Getting drunk won't harm my baby', say 10% of pregnant women: Shocking poll reveals how many mothers-to-be smoke, drink too much caffeine and eat 'forbidden' foods

20% of pregnant women drink alcohol and 10% smoke when expecting
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:03
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Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study / Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms

Forty-two percent of the women prescribed narcotics smoked during pregnancy, compared to 26 percent of the women not prescribed narcotics. The more cigarettes women smoked daily, the more likely she was to give birth to a baby with withdrawal.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 13, 2015 10:18
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[UK] High-definition scans suggest effects of smoking may be seen in unborn babies

Francis, of Lancaster University, said: “Technology means we can now see what was previously hidden, revealing how smoking affects the development of the fetus in ways we did not realise. This is yet further evidence of the negative effects of smoking in
Lancaster Universty (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:13
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Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk

The study authors adjusted their findings to account for mothers' smoking during pregnancy, but they did not account for fathers' smoking or other sources of secondhand smoke. Smoking during pregnancy influences a baby's lung development, Rabin noted.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 9, 2015 15:20
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Smoking During Pregnancy Linked To Increased Risk Of Adult Onset Diabetes In Daughters

By stifling their baby’s oxygen supply with dangerous chemicals, they run the risk of various health problems not only for their child but also for themselves. Adding to that list is a higher risk of type 2 diabetes in women who were exposed to smoking w
Medical Daily
added Mar 8, 2015 14:32
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