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[UK] All pregnant women to have ‘smoking test’

Bucks Healthcare NHS Trust has launched the scheme to carry out carbon monoxide testing on all pregnant women who use their services. The aim of the scheme is to identify those pregnant women who smoke, or who are exposed to second-hand smoke, so that t
Buckingham Today (uk)
added Jun 24, 2014 20:05

VIDEO: CDC: Tips From Former Smokers - Amanda's Ad

Amanda talks about the time her baby spent in a hospital incubator. Amanda had tried to quit smoking, but she was unable to overcome her addiction to cigarettes. Her baby was born 2 months early, weighing only 3 pounds.
You Tube
added Jun 24, 2014 13:45

Smoking during pregnancy: What are the risks?

How smoking and second-hand smoke affect your baby and why it's never too late to quit
Parent Dish (AOL Lifestyle)
added Jun 20, 2014 15:36
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Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests / But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers

he questioned why evidence of smoking and weight issues weren't considered in the data analysis. "We know that smoking is common in a Medicaid population and that it's associated with heart defects," Urato said, "and body mass index [a measurement based o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2014 13:05

[UK] Areas in England where 25% of pregnant women smoke

* In Blackpool, 27.5% of expectant mothers in 2013-14 admitted to smoking * But, for England as a whole, the figure has dropped to an eight year low * The lowest levels of smoking among pregnant women are in London
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2014 12:57

[UK] Smoking during pregnancy in England 'lowest on record'

The number of women smoking during pregnancy across England is down to 12%, the lowest recorded level, figures for 2013-2014 show. But there were large regional differences, with 5% in London smoking up to nearly 21% in parts of the North East.
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2014 11:22

[UK-Scotland] Pregnant smoker numbers revealed

White Scottish women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy than expectant mothers from other ethnic groups, according to a new study. A quarter of white Scottish mothers-to-be smoked while pregnant, compared with around 15% of white mothers of other
Press Association (uk)
added Jun 18, 2014 10:27

[Asia, India] Passive or Not, Tobacco Smoke Can Choke Foetus to Death

Every time, a pregnant woman is exposed to smoking, her foetus is precariously exposed to meet with intra-uterine deaths, say experts. The pulmonologists testify that in a state like Kerala where the prevalence rate of smoking is high, such premature dea
New Indian Express (in)
added Jun 9, 2014 19:46

Milken Institute SPH Research Helped Develop New Text Messaging Program for Pregnant Moms

National Cancer Institute (NCI) recently unveiled a text-messaging program aimed at getting pregnant women to quit smoking. SmokefreeMOM is a text messaging initiative based on a similar program developed by Lorien Abroms, ScD, MA, an associate professor
Milken Institute School of Public Health (George Washington University)
added Jun 6, 2014 09:15

Maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring smoking initiation: assessing the role of intrauterine exposure

The association between smoking during pregnancy and offspring smoking initiation does not appear to operate through intrauterine mechanisms.
added May 26, 2014 13:34
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