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[Australia] Smoking While Pregnant Increases Risk Of Children Being Involved In Crime, Study Suggests

Research involving 5,000 Australian families looked into antisocial behaviour among 12 and 13-year-olds and found smoking "occasionally" or "frequently" was a "significant risk factor" for children being involved in crime. The study by the Australian In
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 7, 2015 10:35

[UK] Rugby mum who quit smoking after getting pregnant is immortalised as a hologram

And such was Trish’s passion to get the message across to other mums, Warwickshire County Council worked with Warwickshire’s Stop Smoking Service to immortalise Trish as a hologram to share the smoking in pregnancy message to anyone walking in to materni
Rugby Advertiser(uk)
added Aug 7, 2015 09:42

[UK] Biggest drop in pregnant smokers in Bracknell than whole of south East

Bracknell Forest saw a 2.5 per cent drop in the number of women smoking while pregnant in just one year, the biggest reduction out of all boroughs in the south east, something the council health team puts down to a general trend towards quitting and succ
Bracknell News (uk)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:41

Residential location affects pregnant women's likelihood of smoking

Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy when they live in areas where socio-economic resources are lower but also where smoking is more socially accepted, according to new study from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 5, 2015 07:52

[UK] Should you try e-cigarettes when trying to give smoking if you're pregnant?

No, e-cigarettes are not recommended as safe during pregnancy - because they're unlicensed and unregulated. The manufacturers say they are safe but the experts aren't sure. So the current advice is to avoid.
MadeForMums (uk)
added Jul 25, 2015 18:49

Coronation Street's Samia Ghadie Helps Launch Campaign To Stop Pregnant Women Smoking

The campaign, called 'Mind The Bump' aims to highlight the dangers of smoking when pregnant and raise awareness of the risks of passive smoking from other family members. Ghadie, who is expecting her second child later this year, met women who have all
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 23, 2015 12:41
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Midwives to help mums quit smoking

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has appointed two specialist midwives to help expectant mums to stop smoking. Funded by the Public Health Agency Roisin Donohue works from Craigavon Area Hospital whilst her colleague Ursula Gaffney is based at
Portadown Times (uk)
added Jul 14, 2015 10:29
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Smoking, Preterm Births Increase a Woman's Heart Disease Risk

Risk more than triples for smokers who delivered premature babies, study shows
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 9, 2015 13:15

Can't resist a cigarette with your drink? Blame your mother! Gorging on junk food during pregnancy 'can shape child's taste for nicotine and alcohol', experts warn

If she gorges on junk food, it seems to change her child’s brain, programming it to enjoy the combination of the two vices. The experiments were done on rats but the New York researchers believe they help why so many of us light to light up while having
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2015 10:14

Smoking cessation drug linked to birth defects when taken during pregnancy

Research has linked Zyban (Bupropion) to an increased risk of life-threatening, congenital, cardiac birth defects in babies born to mothers who took the drug(s) during pregnancy. Zyban is marketed as a prescription smoking cessation drug. The drug is also
PR Newswire
added Jul 8, 2015 16:10
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