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[India] Risk of stillbirth 210% among smokeless tobacco users: Study

A recent Lancet study underlined that 66% of the global stillbirths take place in India. While tobacco consumption does not list among one of the top reasons for stillbirths, there is emerging evidence that consumption of gutka and areca nut, considered
Times of India
added Sep 2, 2012 16:39

[UK] 26% of mums who give birth in Grimsby smoke whilst pregnant

But 26.1 per cent of the women who delivered at the Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital between April last year and March this year, smoked during their pregnancy - almost double the national average of 13.6 per cent.
This is Grimsby (Grimsby Evening Telegraph) (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:11

[Europe] Smoking during pregnancy tied to kids' asthma

Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy may have an increased risk of asthma - even if they were not exposed to secondhand smoke after birth, a large study of European children suggests.
added Aug 22, 2012 02:12

[UK-Scotland] Warning for mothers who smoke early in pregnancy

WOMEN who smoke have been warned their habit is most likely to cause harm to their babies during the first three months of their pregnancy.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 20, 2012 14:04

Impaired Cough Sensitivity in Children of Smokers

We provide the first evidence that the cough reflex is impaired in seemingly healthy children who live with smokers. The 2-fold difference in cough threshold is comparable in magnitude to the change that occurs with acute respiratory tract infection.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2012 03:05

[Sweden] Smoking During Pregnancy May Cause Asthma, Wheezing in Kids

More breathing problems seen in preschoolers even if mothers stopped smoking once they were born
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2012 02:53

[West Virginia] Study says tax hike lowers pregnant smoking

A study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found a $1 increase on cigarette excise taxes increased the "quit rate" among smokers in the last three months of pregnancy.
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added Aug 16, 2012 11:49

Reducing Prenatal Smoking: The Role of State Policies

Conclusions States can use multiple tobacco control policies to reduce maternal smoking. Combining higher taxes with smokefree policies particularly can be effective.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 16, 2012 11:48
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Tobacco withdrawal symptoms and urges to smoke in pregnant versus non-pregnant smokers

► Pregnant women had significantly lower overall withdrawal than non-pregnant women. ► We did not detect any withdrawal symptoms that were distinctive to pregnant women.
Science Direct
added Aug 12, 2012 18:21

[Canada] Website helps pregnant smokers quit

PREGNETS (Prevention of Gestational and Neonatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke), which is developed by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, focuses on building a community of support with other women through the use of an online discussion
Canadian Press
added Aug 12, 2012 17:58
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