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[UK] Babies born to cleaners and waitresses at greater risk of DEATH

Health charity ASH said: “Workers in manual and routine jobs are twice as likely to smoke as those in managerial and professional roles and unemployed people are twice as likely to smoke as those in employment.” Deborah Arnott, chief executive of health
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 26, 2016 13:44

[Netherlands] Tobacco control policies and perinatal health: a national quasi-experimental study [FREE FULL TEXT]

A reduction in SGA births, but not preterm birth or perinatal mortality, was observed in the Netherlands after extension of the smoke-free workplace law to bars and restaurants in conjunction with a tax increase and mass media campaign.
Scientific Reports
added Apr 25, 2016 22:01

[Netherlands] New Study Says Restaurant Smoking Bans Had a Major Impact on Infant Health

In 2004 and 2008, the Netherlands passed legislation that kicked smoking out of workplaces and restaurants, respectively. A new paper published in Scientific Reports alleges that after the restaurant smoking ban, pre- and post-birth problems such as stil
added Apr 25, 2016 21:57
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[UK] Pregnant mums who smoke put babies at greater risk of DEATH

BABIES born to women who smoke weigh on average 200 grams less than babies born to non smokers and are at greater risk of infection.
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 21, 2016 10:21

[UK] Babies born to poor mothers are more than TWICE as likely to die before turning one, official data reveals

'Maternal health does have a massive impact on these things - we know for example mums who smoke during pregnancy or who have poor diets have a likelihood of a low birth weight. 'Babies with a low birth weight are more likely to have problems.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 19, 2016 22:15

[UK] Why pregnant smokers can’t quit

The report has led to questions over the effectiveness of Stop Smoking services to cater for pregnant smokers. Lead author Dr Matthew Jones, from the University of Nottingham, said: “Our report reveals a wide gulf between what pregnant women need to qu
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:12

Response Parameters for SMS Text Message Assessments Among Pregnant and General Smokers Participating in SMS Cessation Trials [FREE FULL TEXT]

Text message assessments within trial-based cessation programs yield rapid responses from a sizable proportion of smokers, which can be increased using text reminders. While few sources of nonresponse bias were identified for general smokers, older and mo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 9, 2016 14:16

Maternal smoking during pregnancy leaves its lasting mark on the child's genetic make-up

If mothers smoke during pregnancy, they influence the epigenetic programming of their unborn child's genetic make-up in the long term. This may give rise to an increased risk of the development of disease risks later in the child's life. Researchers at t
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 9, 2016 13:44

Monetary incentives aid smoking cessation among pregnant, post-partum women

The good news is that the prevalence of smoking during pregnancy has decreased. The bad news is that economically disadvantaged pregnant women continue to smoke at much higher rates than affluent women. For the last three decades, developing more effect
added Apr 6, 2016 21:55

[UK] Fire service helps mums-to-be reduce risk of blazes in South Yorkshire homes

Thousands of mums-to-be in South Yorkshire are to receive home safety advice from the fire service. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue is funding a scheme where a thermometer, with fire safety advice printed on it, is to be handed to new mums...display mes
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:19
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