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[Ireland] Smoking in pregnancy ‘dropped by 25% in five years’

Smoking during pregnancy has dropped by one-quarter in five years but it remains a challenging problem, according to new Irish research. The study, which shows for the first time that women are smoking e-cigarettes during pregnancy, says the safety of th
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53

[UK] Pregnant women in Stoke-on-Trent rewarded with shopping vouchers - for giving up smoking

Shopping vouchers are being handed to pregnant women in Stoke-on-Trent - to encourage them to give up smoking. At least 65 women have so far received the vouchers which are being paid for by Stoke-on-Trent City Council. Each smoker is challenged to sta
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:55

Exposure to nicotine before and after birth causes hearing difficulties in children

New research - led by Ursula Koch, a professor at the Freie Universität Berlin in Germany - investigates further effects that nicotine may have on the developing fetus as well as on the newborn baby. Specifically, the research looks at the development of
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 13, 2017 23:37

Nicotine exposure during and after pregnancy can cause hearing problems in children

Nicotine exposure, before and after birth, can cause a child to have hearing problems due to abnormal development in the auditory brainstem. This is according to a mouse model study published in The Journal of Physiology.
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 13, 2017 14:36

Nicotine exposure during and after pregnancy can cause hearing problems in children

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy has previously been shown to harm the brain development of a fetus. Mothers who smoke, use e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapy have an increased risk of premature delivery, decreased child birth weight, and an
added Feb 13, 2017 03:42

[Montana] How Second-Hand Smoke will affect your baby BEFORE you get Pregnant

The startling findings are an industry first, and will likely put pressure on health officials to ramp up the already-stringent public health policies on smoking. And the researchers warn nicotine chemicals in e-cigarettes could be just as dangerous. N
Fallon County (MT) Times
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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Pregnant Women Turn to Marijuana, Perhaps Harming Infants

they consistently underreport their use...And pregnant women who roll joints also tend to smoke tobacco or drink alcohol; it can be hard to tease out the risks of cannabis itself.
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2017 03:16

[UK] Would YOU help a pregnant woman smoke? We sent a reporter with a baby bump onto the streets to ask strangers for a cigarette... and were stunned at the results

One who handed Alicia a cigarette felt the need to absolve herself of guilt, saying: 'It's not as though I've forced you.' Another told her: 'It's bad for the baby' but reluctantly handed over a smoke, adding: 'I feel guilty'. Others saw no dilemma whats
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:24

[Micronesia, Northern Marianas Islands] Massage therapist files pregnancy-discrimination lawsuit against employer

Mirage Corp. permitted its customers to smoke cigarettes inside one or more of its business locations and smoking was permitted in general areas in which other customers and or employees were present. There were no measures taken to designate an enclosed
Marianas Variety (mp)
added Jan 30, 2017 18:32

Prenatal Smoke Exposure and ADHD: Advancing the Field [FREE FULL TEXT]

the field should emphasize research that can examine the contributions of intrauterine exposure to maternal smoking on adverse neurodevelopment more broadly. Above all, continued work is needed to help avoid such exposure in the first place via clinical p
added Jan 30, 2017 18:25
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