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[UK] Don't smoke during pregnancy if you want grandchildren: Daughters of cigarette-toting mothers are more likely to miscarry

Girls exposed to tobacco while still growing in the womb are more likely to have a miscarriage, new research suggests. The damaging effects of cigarettes in utero also heightens their chance of going on to give birth prematurely. Worryingly, the findi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:39
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Stress in pregnancy makes women more vulnerable to smoking and air pollution

The combination of high stress and air pollution also increases the risk of having a low-birth weight baby, the research adds. Senior author Professor Tracey Woodruff from the University of California in San Francisco, said: 'It appears that stress may
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:39
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Does Stress Worsen Chemical Harms in Pregnancy?

The strongest connection involved smoking. High-stress women who smoked were about twice as likely to have a low birth weight baby as low-stress smokers, the researchers said in a UC Berkeley news release. Babies who are small for their gestational age
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 13, 2017 00:42
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Do Moms Who Smoke in Pregnancy Raise Their Odds for a Troubled Teen?

: Teens and young adults whose mothers smoked during pregnancy may be more likely to break the law and be antisocial. The study included thousands of people in New England who were followed from birth into their 30s.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 11, 2017 21:30
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[Indiana] Quit smoking, get free diapers

moms-to-be who successfully quit smoking will receive up to 12 months of free diapers after their baby is born. The incentive is part of the Baby & Me Tobacco Free program that helps pregnant women quit smoking and maintain smoking cessation through the
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Jul 3, 2017 15:36
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[Africa, South Africa] Male fertility at an all-time-low, but rooibos could help say experts

A man who smokes reduces his sperm count by 15%, however a man whose mother smoked during pregnancy, has a significantly lower sperm count of up to only 40%.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:14
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Secondhand smoke exposure before birth may affect lungs into adulthood

Adult susceptibility to lung diseases may depend on prenatal exposure to secondhand smoke. So suggest scientists who found that exposing pregnant mice to secondhand smoke caused changes in the lung function and structure of their offspring that lasted int
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 29, 2017 08:56
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Comparing Smoking Topography and Subjective Measures of Usual Brand Cigarettes Between Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Smokers

results suggest that pregnant women do not smoke cigarettes more intensely or in a way that causes more toxicant exposure, perhaps due to a reportedly less pleasurable smoking experience.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05
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Study reveals lung changes in mice exposed to second-hand smoke in utero

Mice exposed to second-hand smoke only during gestation undergo abnormal changes to lung structure and function that persist into adulthood, according to research published in the open access journal Respiratory Research. The study provides new insight i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 27, 2017 01:26
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Effect of prenatal exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke on learning and memory of adult offspring rats

results showed that in utero exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke was associated with impaired memory and decreased brain derived neurotrophic factor in hippocampus of adult male offspring rats.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2017 18:13
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