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[Ireland] Free nicotine patches for pregnant women could reduce stillbirth rates

Fine Gael Deputy Catherine Byrne pointed to the landmark study 'Growing up in Ireland' published last week, which showed that one in 10 women continue to smoke through to full term. The most serious complications of smoking while pregnant include increa
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 19, 2015 11:23
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Free vouchers used to lure pregnant women to stop smoking

A quit smoking programme that gives out gift vouchers to pregnant women kicking the habit is being extended. The Counties Manukau DHB trialled the programme, giving participants petrol and grocery vouchers.
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:53
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[New Zealand] Free vouchers for pregnant women who smoke rewards 'bad choices'

Facebook readers have criticised a quit smoking plan for pregnant women, saying it rewards bad behaviour. The Counties Manukau DHB has trialled a programme that gives pregnant women petrol and grocery vouchers as incentives to kick their smoking habit.
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:52
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Predictors of Pregnant Quitters’ Intention to Return to Smoking Postpartum

it might be possible to attempt to change women’s attribution of why they quit to be more permanent and to have them change their self-identity to be a “nonsmoker” from a “smoker who is not currently smoking.” Helping women have stronger intentions to sta
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2015 10:56
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Effect of a Family-Centered, Secondhand Smoke Intervention to Reduce Respiratory Illness in Indigenous Infants in Australia and New Zealand: A Randomized Controlled Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Despite reporting smoke-free homes/cars, mothers and their partners continue to smoke in the first year of infants’ lives, exposing them to SHS. Emphasis needs to be placed on supporting parents to stop smoking preconception, during pregnancy, and postnat
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 2, 2015 12:59
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[Kentucky] YETTER: State needs smoke-free law

Joining Westrom and Adams to speak on behalf of a smoke-free law were Wayne Meriwether, the CEO of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield, representing the Kentucky Hospital Association, and Brent Cooper, president of a Covington internet tech
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 27, 2014 15:30
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MURUGESAN: Clear and present danger

With the Asia Pacific region accounting for more than half of the world’s tobacco consumption, the need to tackle the addiction to smoking is crucial, writes Meera Murugesan
New Straits Times (my)
added Dec 23, 2014 03:20
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[Canada] St. John's couple fuming over smoking neighbour

Pretty is four months’ pregnant and has asthma, and she says cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbour is making her ill...“I have it on good authority that the only way that cigarette smoke can hurt your fetus is if you smoke yourself,” responded t
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Dec 19, 2014 02:18
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[Australia] Significant number of women still smoking while pregnant: birth rate report

THOMAS ORITI: The dangers of smoking during pregnancy are well established and today's findings further the point. About 6 per cent of babies were born with a low birth-weight - that's less than 2.5 kilograms - but the rate doubled for mothers who smoke
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:17
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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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