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Cigarette Taxes on Disparities in Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy.

Conclusions. State cigarette taxes may be an effective population-level intervention to decrease racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in maternal smoking during pregnancy.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jul 14, 2014 09:16

Health Tip: Quit Smoking, Especially While Pregnant

* Being a smoker can make getting pregnant more difficult, and can increase the risk of miscarriage. * Smoking during pregnancy can lead to problems with the placenta, which is baby's source of nourishment and oxygen during pregnancy.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 11, 2014 15:21

[Australia] Infant hospital visits down as fewer women smoke while pregnant

A drop in the number of women who smoke while pregnant has helped push down the number of infants going into hospital, according to researchers. A study of all 788,798 children born in New South Wales between 2001 and 2009, published in the Medical Jour
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 7, 2014 06:34

[Australia] 10000 pregnant Queensland women still smoking despite warnings

The damning statistics come despite a wealth of advice on the dangers of smoking and anti-smoking campaigns targeted at pregnant women. The figures do, however, show a decline in the maternal smoking rate, from 20 per cent in 2006 to 15 per cent in 2012.
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Jul 6, 2014 21:49

[Belgium] One in ten pregnant women carry on smoking

According to figures released by the Study Centre for Perinatal Epidemiology (SPE), 10 percent of expectant mothers carry on smoking during their pregnancy....Brussels Free University professor and gynaecologist Hendrik Cammu told journalists that "This m (nl)
added Jul 4, 2014 12:05

[UK] Pregnant Josie Cunningham Is Smoking & Drinking Because She Is 'Disappointed' About Baby's Sex

Revealing she had several glasses of wine and smoked a whole packet of cigarettes that fateful night, Cunningham is now in the grip of a 20-a-day habit, but hopes to receive NHS help to kick it. She said: “I knew it could harm my child but it didn’t sto
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 30, 2014 13:21

KRISTOF: Kids Behind Bars

I’ve become particularly impressed by the power of early interventions, even in utero. For example, smoking during pregnancy approximately doubles the risk that the child, if a boy, will be incarcerated decades later as an adult (that seems to be because
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 30, 2014 01:29

Characteristics of women who continue smoking during pregnancy: a cross-sectional study of pregnant women and new mothers in 15 European countries

Women with fewer resources living in Western or Eastern Europe are more likely not only to smoke before pregnancy but also to continue smoking during pregnancy. ... Our findings indicated that focus on smoking cessation is important in antenatal care in E
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jun 25, 2014 09:51

[South Africa] Smoking and extra weight in pregnancy tied to obesity throughout childhood

more likely to have children who become obese as toddlers, and these children will stay obese through their teenage years, according to a new study. Obesity rates have more than doubled among U.S. children and quadrupled among U.S. adolescents in the pas
Health 24 (za)
added Jun 24, 2014 20:18

[UK] Pregnant would-be glamour model who smokes 20 a day vows to quit... as long as it's paid for the by NHS (which also paid for her boob job)

Now the former escort from Leeds says she needs GP's help to quit smoking She boasts of having cut down from 40 cigarettes a day - but still smokes 20
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 24, 2014 20:17
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