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Rate Of Pregnant Women Smoking In Indiana Is Almost Double National Average

The rate of pregnant women who smoke in Indiana is 17% - that's almost double the national average. The number of pregnant women who smoke in Indiana has decreased by 3% since 2000, but still enough to rank among the worst in the country. OBGYN Physicia
WBIW 1340 AM (Bedford, IN)
added Apr 10, 2013 13:40
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A Pilot Study Testing SMS Text Delivered Scheduled Gradual Reduction to Pregnant Smokers

We developed an easily disseminable intervention that could possibly promote cessation and reduction among pregnant women with SMS texting ability. Women in this pilot were enthusiastic about the program, particularly those in the SGR arm. This program ne
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 24, 2013 23:13

[UK] Smoking cessation acute, maternity and mental health services: draft guidance (PDF)

This guidance aims to support smoking cessation, temporary abstinence from smoking and smokefree policies in all secondary healthcare settings.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:05

[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] 'Sterilise Maori smokers' suggestion causes outrage

A suggestion by a Palmerston North city councillor that Maori women be sterilised to stop them smoking in front of their children has outraged councillors and Maori health advocates. Councillor Bruce Wilson was speaking at the community wellbeing commit (TVNZ)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:42

[Canada] I’m pregnant and my bosses won’t stop smoking on the job

I understand your fear of losing your job and the possibility of never working in your industry again should you raise a complaint, but frankly, you have no choice. You have to stop this for the baby’s sake and that means today, not tomorrow.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:03

[Philippines] New anti-smoking laws called

Public health advocates called on government on Sunday to impose tough anti-smoking regulations in the country, citing recent findings that mothers who breathe secondhand smoke were likely to have children with behavioral problems.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Mar 31, 2013 14:28

Effects of maternal smokeless tobacco use on selected pregnancy outcomes in Alaska Native women: a case–control study

Prenatal smokeless tobacco use does not appear to reduce risk of pregnancy-associated hypertension or to substantially increase risk of abruption. An association between smokeless tobacco and preterm delivery could not be ruled out. Components in tobacco
Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
added Apr 3, 2013 03:37

[China] Secondhand smoke during pregnancy alters children's behavior

Mothers who breathe secondhand smoke are twice as likely to have children with attention and aggression problems, a study from China reports. While it is known that smoking during pregnancy can affect a child's behavior, this is one of the first studies
Environmental Health Sciences
added Mar 29, 2013 11:33

[Australia] Smoke link to baby tumours

Research showing children aged under two are four to five times more likely to get a brain tumour if their mother smoked when pregnant needs further investigation, the researchers say. The study, led by Telethon Institute for Child Health Research Profe
West Australian (au)
added Mar 18, 2013 05:08

[UK] Financial incentives for smoking cessation in pregnancy: protocol for a single arm intervention study

In a recent Cochrane review on the effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions in pregnancy, financial incentives were found to be the single most effective intervention. We describe a single arm intervention study offering participation in a financ
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 16, 2013 10:05
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