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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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[UK] Helping mums to be quit smoking

Greater Manchester’s approach to supporting mums-to-be to quit smoking has been praised as ‘unique in the UK’ in a national report published by the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group... The Greater Manchester initiative ensures that every pregnant woma
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:08
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Health of women before and during pregnancy: health behaviours, risk factors and inequalities (PDF)

rates of smoking in pregnancy in the most deprived areas of England are 5 times those in the least deprived areas (20% and 4% respectively). White women and women of Mixed ethnicity are most likely to smoke. Large numbers of records do not have a smoki
Public Health England (PHE) (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:27
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Polycystic ovary syndrome linked to mother’s health in pregnancy

Women who are overweight or smoke during pregnancy are more likely to have daughters who develop polycystic ovary syndrome, a nationwide study has found.
New Scientist
added Jul 8, 2018 15:42
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[UK] Midwives' cash call to get pregnant women to quit smoking

More investment is needed to help pregnant women quit smoking and manage their weight, the Royal College of Midwives Wales has said. Almost one in five pregnant women in Wales still smokes 10 weeks into their term, according to the latest figures, with
BBC Online
added Jul 4, 2018 04:20
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