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[New Zealand] Pregnant smokers offered $300 vouchers to quit

A quit smoking programme that promises gift vouchers to expectant mothers who kick the habit is being hailed a success. A Northland health provider is giving Kiwi mums up to $300 to spend on things like petrol and groceries - provided they blow clean dur
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:34
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[Washington] Column: Don’t let pregnancy go up in smoke

She and I both smoke. I say she should quit, she says she’ll just switch to e-cigs. What do you think?... #And the secondhand smoke exhaled by e-cig smokers contains those same chemicals and nanoparticles, so no vaping for you either.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Nov 7, 2014 22:47
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[Washington] Column: Don’t let pregnancy go up in smoke

She and I both smoke. I say she should quit, she says she’ll just switch to e-cigs. What do you think?... #And the secondhand smoke exhaled by e-cig smokers contains those same chemicals and nanoparticles, so no vaping for you either.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Nov 7, 2014 22:47
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[UK-Scotland] £400 'bribes' for pregnant women to quit smoking

SCOTTISH mothers who manage to quit smoking during pregnancy have been rewarded with £400 in a publicly funded scheme that could be rolled out across the country. One in five pregnant smokers recruited in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde were able to quit
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:18
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[Tennessee] Health department launches anti-tobacco billboard campaign

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department and the Tennessee Department of Health Southeast region have launched anti-tobacco billboards to inform area residents about the effects of second- and thirdhand smoke.
Nooga.com
added Oct 31, 2014 12:06
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[UK] 70 pregnant smokers give birth a month

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs midwifery services in south-east Hampshire, has revealed that on average this year, 15 per cent of all women giving birth were still smoking – equivalent to 72 a month.
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:57
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and infant stress response: Test of a prenatal programming hypothesis

Results provide initial support for our hypothesis that MSDP programs offspring HPA (dys)regulation. Epigenetic regulation of placental GR may serve as a novel underlying mechanism. Results may have implications for delineating pathways to adverse outcom
Psychoneuroendocrinology
added Oct 21, 2014 14:34
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Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn stress hormones, DNA, study finds

indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of stress hormones, lowered stress response, and alterations in DNA for a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to fetus.
ScienceDaily
added Oct 21, 2014 14:32
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[Netherlands] Does Government Supervision Improve Stop-Smoking Counseling in Midwifery Practices?

The provision of smoking-cessation counseling improved spectacularly in Dutch midwifery practices. Despite some limitations of our study, the Inspectorate’s supervision programme is likely to have contributed to the improvements in provision of counseling
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:52
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The needs and preferences of pregnant smokers regarding tailored Internet-based smoking cessation interventions: a qualitative interview study

Internet-based Smoking Cessation Interventions (ISCIs) may help pregnant smokers who are unable, or unwilling, to access face-to-face stop smoking support...Conclusions: The present study has identified a number of potential building blocks for ISCIs tar
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:42
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