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[Australia] Smoking in pregnancy makes for obese children

Children of mothers who smoked during pregnancy are more likely to have higher BMI and waist circumference in early adulthood than those whose mothers did not smoke during pregnancy, a Queensland study shows. Michael Woodhead comments (au)
added Jul 27, 2012 14:11

[New Zealand] Henare disputes risks of pregnant women smoking

National MP Tau Henare has disputed the risks of pregnant women smoking and has described smokers as "the new lepers".
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 23:46

[UK-Scotland] Anger at smoke filled ward where babies inhale first breaths

NEWBORN babies at a controversial Scottish hospital are inhaling cigarette smoke in their “first breaths,” angry medics revealed today. The maternity unit at the Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife, is above a busy entrance where visitors and patients reg
Deadline News (uk)
added Jul 13, 2012 20:32

[UK] Cigarette ban affects new-borns

CONCERNS have been raised over people smoking at the entrances to Victoria Hospital after fumes found their way into the maternity unit through the windows above.
Fife Today (uk)
added Jul 13, 2012 06:08

[UK] Work to be done in tackling smoking diseases

THE 2012 health profile for East Lindsey shows that there are still issues surrounding smoking during pregnancy and smoking-related deaths. The figures for both are higher than the national England average
This is Lincolnshire (Lincolnshire Echo) (uk)
added Jul 11, 2012 06:35

Maternal Cigarette Smoking and the Development of Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Our data imply that smoking delivers toxins and nicotine to the uterine microenvironment that can affect microvascular development and may predispose the fetus to future NEC.
added Jul 9, 2012 02:57
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[UK] Sussex mums-to-be still smoking despite grave health risks

ONE in five mums-to-be in Rother continues to harm their baby by smoking, shocking new figures have revealed. The region's annual checkup – published by the NHS this week – showed 21.1 per cent of expecting mums were smokers in 2010/11.
This Is Sussex (uk)
added Jul 8, 2012 22:30

[France, UK] Smoking mothers' embryos 'grow more slowly

Smoker's embryos took 62 hours to reach the eight-cell stage, compared to 58 hours in non-smokers
BBC Online
added Jul 5, 2012 10:02

[Kentucky] Rate of pregnant smokers on the rise

The percentage of women who smoke while pregnant has gone up in some Northern Kentucky counties even though the rates are falling across the state and nationwide.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Jul 4, 2012 06:46

Why smoking is 'BAD' for the Fallopian tube -- and increases the risk of ectopic pregnancy

The finding, from scientists led by Drs Andrew Horne and Colin Duncan at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Reproductive Health in Edinburgh, UK, was described today at the annual meting of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embr
added Jul 3, 2012 13:48
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