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Air pollution around conception tied to birth defects

Women who breathe polluted air during the month right before or after they get pregnant may be more likely to have babies with birth defects, a U.S. recent study suggests.
Reuters
added Jan 4, 2018 07:31
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[UK] More smoking mums-to-be in Cambridgeshire

More than one in 10 women in Cambridgeshire are ignoring health warnings by smoking during pregancy, according to NHS figures. There were 2,553 pregnancies in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS commissioning area in the second quarter of 2017, and
Cambridge Independent (uk)
added Jan 3, 2018 13:21
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Maternal Smoking and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Offspring: A Meta-analysis

With our meta-analysis, we provide evidence for an association between maternal smoking and offspring ADHD but do not solve the causality issues concerning potential confounding by other risk factors. More high-quality studies are needed to establish whet
Pediatrics
added Jan 2, 2018 22:36
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Cigarette smoking during pregnancy linked to ADHD risk in offspring

Children born to women who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy, especially when mothers are heavy smokers, are at an increased risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new review of medical studies confirms. Mothers who smoked during pre
Reuters
added Jan 1, 2018 11:54
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Can My Partner Vape While I'm Pregnant? Experts Weigh In On The Risks

most medical professionals would likely advise you to stay clear ...The risks are lower, but still, the risks exist. Your best bet is to talk to your doctor, and your partner, about your concerns.
Romper
added Dec 29, 2017 21:21
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[California] Pot-smoking on the rise among U.S. pregnant women

Some previous research suggests that prenatal marijuana exposure may impair fetal growth and neurodevelopment.... “The more we study cannabis use during pregnancy, the more we are realizing how harmful it can be,” Bonn-Miller added.
Reuters
added Dec 27, 2017 16:35
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Needed: Healthy mother and child

About 15 percent of Missouri women smoke during pregnancy, compared to 8.4 percent nationally...many experts think at-risk women need the conscious support of the people around them – whether family or other members of the community. Protecting mothers fr
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 26, 2017 15:29
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$1 million grant expands efforts to fight tobacco addiction in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, is pleased to announce a $1 million grant award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The grant will be provided over five years to First
Wisconsin Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 01:37
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[UK] The number of mums smoking during pregnancy in Dorset is declining

Smoking during pregnancy has been steadily decreasing in recent years, down from 12.3 per cent four years ago. Pregnant smokers have been one of the key targets of the Department of Health's tobacco strategy, because of the risk of serious health compli
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 15:57
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[UK] Shocking figures show more mums-to-be are smoking

There were 1,447 pregnancies in the second quarter of 2017 - and, of these, 233 mothers (16.1%) smoked throughout their pregnancy. The NHS wants to reduce the number of mothers who smoke while pregnant to 6% - a target which was revised down from 11% e
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 15:56
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