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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

[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

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

[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

[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

Vitamin C Improves Health Of Babies Born To Smoking Mothers

According to a new study, presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in Washington D.C., vitamin C was shown to lower the risk of lung problems in babies who were born to mothers that smoked during their pregnancy, Everyday Health reported.
Medical Daily
added May 5, 2013 22:15

Pregnant Women Who Can't Quit Smoking Should Take Vitamin C

Pregnant women who have difficulty quitting smoking can take vitamin C to help improve the lung function of her child while also helping to prevent wheezing during the baby’s first year of life, according to a study presented Saturday at the annual meeti
REDORBIT (formerly
added May 5, 2013 20:57
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Vitamin C may decrease impact of smoking during pregnancy on childhood respiratory health

Infants born to women who took vitamin C during pregnancy had less wheezing in first year of life than babies whose moms took a placebo Pregnant women are advised not to smoke during pregnancy because it can harm the baby's lungs and lead to wheezing an
added May 4, 2013 13:57

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Bystander Test: Pregnant Smoking (7:44)

Craig Stanaway finds people have no problem offering a light to a pregnant woman. (TVNZ)
added May 6, 2013 13:06

[Oregon] AUDIO: Paying Pregnant Women to Quit Smoking - The Takeaway

But in Eugene, Oregon, they’re trying something new; something they think hasn’t been done anywhere else. They’re paying pregnant women to quit smoking beginning this July.
The Takeaway (NPR)
added May 2, 2013 16:12
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