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[UK] Anger at breath tests to weed out smoker mothers

In a move which has angered midwives, the NHS will recommend that they take a breath test at the woman's first antenatal appointment. One in five women still lights up in pregnancy. Those found to have a high carbon monoxide reading in a test will be g
The [London, UK] Express
added May 13, 2013 02:49
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[UK] Pregnant mothers to be tested to see if they are smoking, under new NHS guidance

Smoking while pregnant harms foetal growth and development
The Independent (uk)
added May 13, 2013 09:23
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[UK] Pregnant women will be tested for smoking ($$)

Times Of London (uk)
added May 13, 2013 04:06
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[UK] Midwives defend smoking test move

Expectant mothers will be asked to take breath tests to prove if they are smoking during their pregnancy, under new NHS guidance. An estimated 20% of women smoke while expecting, which is believed to lead to a low birth weight for their babies and cause
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added May 12, 2013 17:05
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[UK] Midwives defend smoking test move

Expectant mothers will be asked to take breath tests to prove if they are smoking during their pregnancy, under new NHS guidance. An estimated 20% of women smoke while expecting, which is believed to lead to a low birth weight for their babies and cause
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added May 12, 2013 17:04
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[UK] Breath tests targeting smoking in pregnancy backed by midwives

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) had previously criticised the idea because they could make women feel guilty. GPs should encourage women to quit smoking instead, it had said. An estimated 20% of pregnant women smoke, which is believed to lead to a l
The Guardian (uk)
added May 12, 2013 17:02
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[UK] Report: Pregnant women to be 'tested for smoking'

Pregnant women will be asked to take breath tests for carbon monoxide to see if they are being honest about smoking, according to a newspaper report. Midwives should test all women with carbon monoxide kits at antenatal appointments, according comments t
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 12, 2013 16:48
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For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs

Small study suggests infants of women who take supplements have lower risk of wheezing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2013 14:40
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[UK] Mums-to-be in stop smoking bid

Doncaster’s Stop Smoking Service staff are to be at Doncaster Royal Infirmary’s Women’s Hospital from May 13 until May 17 to give advice on stopping smoking. They will be talking to people between 9.30am and 4.30pm each day apart from Friday, when they
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:49
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[California] LOMA LINDA: Researchers study mothers who smoke during pregnancy

Researchers at Loma Linda University have conducted a study that documents the impact of mothers who smoke during pregnancy on adverse birth outcomes in San Bernardino County. “Estimating the Impact of Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy: The San Bernard
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added May 6, 2013 14:44
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