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Number of babies born in Australia increases for first time in five years: birth rate report

The AIHW figures show smoking during pregnancy was reported by more than 12 per cent of all mothers in 2012 and in almost 35 per cent of teenage mothers. Almost half of Indigenous mothers reported smoking during pregnancy.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:15
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New research shows risk of breast cancer is greater when women smoke before having their first child

Research presented yesterday at the World Cancer Congress shows that one in eleven breast cancer cases in mothers can be prevented if women do not smoke before having their first child. With the majority of female smokers starting before their first preg
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:16

[UK] Ashington Woman Urges Mums-To-Be To Quit Smoking

Three years ago, 31 year old Sophie Jones, from Ashington, suffered every pregnant woman's nightmare when she lost her baby boy, Korey, to a still birth. Now 20 weeks pregnant, Sophie has quit smoking once and for all to protect her unborn baby girl w
Heart (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 11:27

[UK] Fewer women smoking during pregnancy

Statistics show that between April and June 2014 the percentage of North-East women who were smoking at the time they give birth had fallen from 20 per cent to 18 per cent compared to the same period last year. This is a significantly bigger fall than t
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Dec 5, 2014 11:01

[UK] Mum who smoked during pregnancy and lost 2 babies warns: 'Don't make the same mistakes I did'

Sophie Jones' son Frankie died at just four days old in 2006 and then five years later her baby son Korey was stillborn. Today Sophie, 31, is bravely speaking out about her heartache as she believes smoking played a significant part in Korey's death and
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 11:00
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Newborns of mothers who smoke during pregnancy have altered stress hormones, DNA

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have studied the effects of smoking during pregnancy and its impact on the stress response in newborn babies. Their research indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26

[Michigan] FOUNTAIN: Veto e-cigarette bills and classify vapor products as tobacco

The bottom line is simple. E-cigarettes subject unknowing mothers-to-be and their unborn children to nicotine—and the link to nicotine and pre-term birth, low birth weight and fetal injury is clear. I fully support Governor Snyder’s call to classify e-c
MLive blogs
added Dec 4, 2014 06:54

[Tennessee] Tobacco pact funds earmarked for local prevention programs

Knox County will get to spend $327,041 per year on tobacco use prevention. But that's a fraction of the money it could save, said Michael Thomas, program manager with Knox County Health Department. "Based on 2011 data, if we reduced the number of pregna
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Dec 3, 2014 19:10

[Florida] A moment for rebuttal: Busting smoking myths

“I’m only a social smoker.” In honor of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held on the third Thursday of November each year, here’s a rebuttal to some of that smoke you’ve been blowing.
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34

A Longitudinal Cohort Study of Body Mass Index and Childhood Exposure to Secondhand Tobacco Smoke and Air Pollution: The Southern California Children’s Health Study

Our findings strengthen emerging evidence that exposure to tobacco smoke and NRP contribute to development of childhood obesity and suggest that combined exposures may have synergistic effects.
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Nov 13, 2014 19:31
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