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[UK] Blackpool Pleasure Beach offer for smoking mums-to-be

Women will receive vouchers accepted by Blackpool Pleasure Beach, as well by many high street shops Pregnant women are to be given incentives including theme park vouchers in a scheme which aims to encourage them to quit smoking. The project is part of a
BBC Online
added Jul 19, 2018 14:55
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[UK] Pregnant women who smoke to get vouchers if they quit

Pregnant women could be offered shopping vouchers and other incentives to give up smoking. Women can spend the vouchers in high street shops or save them up to visit Blackpool’s attractions. The proposal is included in details of a new stop smoking servic
Blackpool Gazette (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:57
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Pre‐ and early postnatal nicotine exposure exacerbates autoresuscitation failure in serotonin‐deficient rat neonates [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cigarette smoking and associated exogenous stressors, e.g. developmental nicotine exposure, may compound these serotonergic defects and any associated defects in cardiorespiratory function. Using neonatal rodent pups subjected to medullary 5‐HT deficienc
Journal of Physiology
added Jul 20, 2018 17:07
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[Asia, China] Smoking in home raises risk to pregnancy

Pregnant women whose partners smoke at home are 17 percent more likely to miscarry than women with nonsmoking partners, highlighting the need for tougher tobacco control in families, a Chinese study found. The study used free prepregnancy checks to gath
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:26
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STUDY SHOWS INCREASING STILLBIRTH RISK OF MOMS-TO-BE WHO SMOKE, DRINK

Women who drank alcohol and smoked during pregnancy had an almost three times higher risk of stillbirth compared with women who completely abstained from these behaviours. Experts at Stellenbosch University (SU) involved in a new international study foun
MFA NEWS
added Jul 9, 2018 13:48
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[South Africa] Drinking and smoking in pregnancy compound the risk for stillbirth, SIDS

Researchers at Stellenbosch University (SU) were involved in a large new study that showed that the combined effect of drinking and smoking in pregnancy compounds the risk for stillbirth and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Between 2007 and 2015, thi
Stellenbosch University (za)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:51
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[UK] Huge reduction in number of Wirral smokers

THE numbers of people smoking in Wirral have reduced at more than twice the national average, with numbers of pregnant women smoking also down. The local authority said it is “delighted” at the results set to be discussed at a council meeting on Thursda
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:26
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[UK] Smoking in pregnancy challenge group, Review of the Challenge 2018

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group released a report on the 4th July 2018 calling for Government action to tackle smoking in pregnancy. The new report shines light on the progress towards the Government’s ambition to reduce the smoking in pregnancy
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 15:19
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[UK] Call for government action as smoking in pregnancy rates stall

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group, a coalition of health and maternity organisations, warns that more needs to be done after a recent NHS England report showing that smoking in pregnancy rates (at the time of delivery) dropped by just 0.2% in qua
MIDIRS (Midwifery Information Service) (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:40
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[UK] Call for 'bold' Government action on smoking in pregnancy

On the morning new Government statistics on smoking are released for 2017/18 showing there has been little change in the number of pregnant women smoking on the previous year, the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group, has called for ‘bold’ Government act
Nursery World (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:39
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