Headlines Tagged with Pregnancy — 3,246 headlines found
A new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health shows that second hand smoke and foetal exposure due to maternal smoking while pregnant significantly increase the risk of invasive meningococcal disease.
Dec 9, 2012 EurekAlert
added Dec 10, 2012 02:09
Despite a risk to their unborn child, thousands of mothers-to-be admit they have not given up cigarettes when they meet their midwife for a "booking-in appointment". The figures, released by the NHS Information Services Division, cover the first meeting
Dec 7, 2012 Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 16:20
About 23,000 pregnant women in England have used the NHS Stop Smoking Service this year. Dr Memon wants it to widen its counselling and support services not just to prospective new mothers but to those smokers who live with them.
Dec 7, 2012 Brighton and Hove News (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 13:56
Of 512 mothers who took part in the study, 47% resumed smoking within six weeks of delivery, according to the study published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research.
Dec 5, 2012 Nursing Times
added Dec 10, 2012 12:16
Mothers with pack-a-day habits may have children who lag behind classmates
Nov 27, 2012 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 30, 2012 17:37
Burlington, Vermont-based Kelliher Samets Volk has developed a simple and powerful anti-smoking message for the Vermont Department of Public Health. Called Smoke Baby, the work is just that; an image of a baby in utero created from smoke.
Nov 26, 2012 adrants
added Nov 26, 2012 16:29
Researchers at King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry led a study involving 400 smokers, 237 of whom agreed to be referred to smoking cessation services. Analysis revealed that around one-quarter of the women had a mental disorder and that thes
Nov 23, 2012 NetDoctor.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 23, 2012 11:31
Yale School of Medicine researchers have found that children born to mothers who smoked more than one pack per day during pregnancy struggled on tests designed to measure how accurately a child reads aloud and comprehends what they read.
Nov 19, 2012 ScienceDaily
added Nov 21, 2012 12:19
Babies exposed to their mother's cigarette smoke in the womb later perform more poorly on reading comprehension tests, according to a new study. "It's not a little difference - it's a big difference in accuracy and comprehension at a critical time when c
Nov 18, 2012 Reuters
added Nov 18, 2012 19:52
Babies exposed to their mother's cigarette smoke in the womb later perform more poorly on reading comprehension tests, according to a new study. "It's not a little difference - it's a big difference in accuracy and comprehension at a critical time when
Nov 16, 2012 Reuters
added Nov 17, 2012 19:10