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[UK] England's damning pregnancy smoking map: Graphic reveals expectant mothers in Blackpool are 23 TIMES more likely to smoke than those in West London

Despite it being well-known that smoking while pregnant can give babies serious health problems, one in 10 expectant mothers in England don't ditch the cigarettes. And the rates of smoking during pregnancy vary across the country, with women in the nort
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 20:09
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[Africa, South Africa] #ChildSafetyMonth If you’re pregnant and vaping - you may want to reconsider

“We don’t know absolutely everything, but nicotine is a substance that affects the vascular system and a baby is dependent on the placenta, the so called afterbirth, in which all the blood comes through blood vessels. And I would think we need to be very
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:44
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[UK] Smoking is costing Cornwall 1,000 lives a year and costing £121million

Cornwall has higher numbers of smokers in all categories - including teenagers and pregnant women - than the national averages.
Cornwall Live (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 19:31
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[UK-Wales] The devastating effect smoking while pregnant has on unborn babies

Now midwives across Wales are raising awareness of the dangers of smoking and providing access to support to help pregnant mums-to-be quit.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 23:44
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Pregnancy-Induced Increases in the Nicotine Metabolite Ratio: Examining Changes During Antepartum and Postpartum

Future analyses are needed to interpret the changes in NMR in the context of nicotine pharmacokinetics, as well its impact on changes in smoking behavior and cessation outcomes.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 18:35
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:30
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[UK] Use of electronic cigarettes in pregnancy / A guide for midwives and other healthcare professionals (PDF)

This short briefing has been produced by the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group1 and is intended to provide a summary of the evidence on electronic cigarettes, with suggested responses to some frequently asked questions about their use during pregn
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:29
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[UK] Number of pregnant women smoking goes UP for first time as more take risks with unborn babies' lives

Rates of smoking during pregnancy have increased for the first time on record, NHS figures show. Cuts in smoking cessation services have been blamed for the rise, which puts more women at risk of miscarriage and endangering their baby’s health. NHS Dig
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 04:27
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[Australia] Mandurah has highest percentage of pregnant smokers in Greater Perth

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report revealed 13.6 per cent of Mandurah women smoked during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy in 2016, compared to the national average of 9.5 per cent. The report stated a total of 161 Mandurah women smoke
Mandurah (WA) Mail (au)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:42
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[Asia, China] Paternal smoking increases the risk of miscarriage: research

Pregnant women whose partners are smokers may face higher risks of miscarriage, according to recent Chinese research. Conducted by the Research Institute of the National Health Commission, the research was based on data of 5.8 million non-smoking pregna
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 01:19
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