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How second-hand smoke will affect your baby BEFORE you get pregnant

Decades of evidence have shown pregnant women who smoke or inhale second-hand smoke are more likely to deliver children with brain impairment that affects learning and behavior. But new research by Duke University has shown this risk was identical in la
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:25

Animal study shows harmful effects of secondhand smoke even before pregnancy

Duke Health report. Using rats in experiments carefully designed to mimic the second-hand smoke exposures that humans encounter, the researchers found that the chemical components of tobacco smoke affect fetal brain development throughout pregnancy. The
added Jan 5, 2017 21:05

[West Virginia] Health departments offer incentive for expectant mothers to quit smoking

Baby & Me Tobacco Free is a smoking cessation program created to reduce the burden of tobacco use on pregnant women and newborn mothers and children. An expectant mother who participates in the program and remains smoke-free following her baby’s birth re
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Jan 4, 2017 22:25

[New Zealand] High rate of pregnant smokers a 'sad statistic'

Nearly 15 per cent of Kiwi women continue to smoke during pregnancy...women under the age of 20, Maori women and women living in deprived areas were most likely to smoke while pregnant. Smoking cessation services are targeting priority groups through sp
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:36

[Japan] Smoking While Pregnant And After Delivery Still Bad For Baby

This time the focus is the kidney and the resultant damage. Researchers from Kyoto University in Japan set out to clarify the association between smoking during and after pregnancy in the home with the risk of proteinuria at age 3 years old of the chi
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Dec 31, 2016 16:52

Another reason not to smoke while pregnant

Women who smoke during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with kidney damage than mothers who steer clear of cigarettes, a study suggests. Smoking during pregnancy has long been linked to preterm and underweight babies and a wide range of birt
added Dec 30, 2016 05:51

Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy, Household Smoking after the Child’s Birth, and Childhood Proteinuria at Age 3 Years

Maternal smoking during pregnancy was one of the risk factors of childhood proteinuria. We also found a similar association with household smoking after the child’s birth, although this observation was not significant.
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
added Dec 30, 2016 02:15

[China] Childhood secondhand smoke exposure and pregnancy loss in never smokers: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Childhood SHS exposure was associated with higher risks of pregnancy loss in middle-aged and older Chinese women.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 24, 2016 14:15

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Kidney Damage in Kids

Researchers looked at test results for excessive protein in the urine (proteinuria) -- which is a sign of reduced kidney function -- in nearly 44,600 children in Japan who were followed until age 3. Among the mothers in the study, nearly 5 percent smoke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 23, 2016 00:38

[UK] Kate Middleton Pushes For Buckingham Palace Smoking Ban: Doesn’t Want Nicotine Users Near Prince George And Princess Charlotte

Insiders say there is one exception to the new non-smoking rule, though. The policy does not cover private apartments and staff accommodations. Yet, the smoking of e-cigarettes is permitted in designated areas until May of next year.
Celeb Dirty Laundry
added Dec 22, 2016 01:19
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