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Pollution putting million of infants at risk of brain damage, UNICEF says

The report also mentions the adverse effects of smoking tobacco, even if the fetus is exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb. "The polluting agents in burning tobacco, despite being different from the ones found in fossil fuels, have overlaps," Rees sai
CNN
added Dec 7, 2017 21:51
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[UK] Pregnant Hollyoaks star Rachel Adedeji shames smokers at maternity hospital as mums-to-be forced to walk through toxic fumes

Rachel Adedeji, due to give birth to her first child in three weeks, has told how the second-hand smoke has her worried about her baby's health.
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:47
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Indoor E-cigarette restrictions increase prenatal smoking

Laws that prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in private workplaces, bars and restaurants may increase cigarette use by as much as 30 percent for pregnant women, according to research published in the Journal of Health Economics by Georgia State University
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:53
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Prior exposure to smoking may affect infants' respiratory health

In a Pediatric Pulmonology study of children aged 15 months, increasing hair nicotine levels were related to prior parent-reported smoking exposure and were associated with potential increased risks of wheeze and asthma.
EurekAlert
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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Prior exposure to smoking may affect infants' respiratory health

In the study of 376 infants, researchers obtained detailed information from parents about smoking exposure during pregnancy and in the home at 3 and 15 months of age. Data for demographics, wheezing, and asthma were obtained from yearly questionnaires up
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:11
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Impact of London's road traffic air and noise pollution on birth weight: retrospective population based cohort study

Convincing evidence that maternal passive smoking during pregnancy is causally related to reduced birth weight,58 strongly supports the biological plausibility of an association between ambient air pollution and reduced birth weight, by analogy.
British Medical Journal
added Dec 21, 2017 06:18
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[Australia] Nicotine replacement in pregnancy 'safer than smoking'

Doctors are being encouraged to prescribe nicotine replacement therapy to pregnant women who find it too hard to quit smoking on their own in order to ensure the best health outcomes for the baby. A research review published in the Medical Journal of Au
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 4, 2017 16:00
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[UK-Scotland] Call to make pregnant women key focus of anti-smoking strategy

called on the Scottish Government to make helping pregnant women stop smoking a key focus of its new tobacco control strategy. Cancer Research UK said ensuring expectant mothers can access local stop smoking services gives them the best chance of quitting
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:55
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[UK] Are these the most shameless social media posts EVER? From a phallic tattoo to smoking while pregnant, the snaps that prove some people will do anything for attention

No shame: This woman didn't seem to mind the world knowing she was smoking while pregnant
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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[UK] Vaping while pregnant could cause crippling facial birth defects, new research warns

The researchers say think that their results would directly translate to the amount of vapor that human embryos would be exposed to in the womb Varieties with more flavoring ingredients were much more damaging to the embryos, especially those contain fr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:07
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