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[Australia] DAVIES: Pregnant women who smoke are easy targets for the morality police

''This judgment of Chrissie Swan is ridiculous! Stop policing women's bodies and shaming them over every damn thing. Run your own body!'' tweeted @jevoislafemme.
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Feb 6, 2013 20:39

Improved physician-patient communication could influence pregnant women to quit smoking

Many obstetric care providers could benefit from additional communication training to effectively address smoking cessation with their pregnant patients, according to new research published by Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) and University of Pitts
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 17, 2013 15:18

[UK] Colchester/Tendring: Nearly one-in-seven expectant mothers smoke during their pregnancies

Figures show 14.9% of women smoked between July and September last year, up from 14.3% the previous quarter. North East Essex PCT called the statistics “fantastic” - it said three years ago the percentage of expectant mothers smoking sat at 22.5.
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:29

[India] Vapour Vexation / A new study shows that passive smoking affects children's health

A new study published in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Public Health shows that second hand smoke and foetal exposure due to smoking while pregnant, significantly increases the risk of invasive meningococcal disease.
Indian Express (in)
added Jan 9, 2013 11:56

Thousands of U.S. Babies Born With Cleft Lip, Palate Each Year

the biggest risk factor linked to oral clefts is smoking during pregnancy. About one in five babies born with a cleft lip or palate is born to a mother who smoked, according to the March of Dimes.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 1, 2013 11:10

Singapore Seen - Smoker hurls abuse when asked to move away from pregnant mum at Palawan beach

STOMPer Abbas and his family went to Palawan beach on Christmas day when they encountered a smoker who not only refused to move away from his pregnant wife, but kept cursing them.
STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Dec 31, 2012 15:08

[UK-Scotland] 88% of pregnant women who tried to quit smoking started again within 4 weeks

ALMOST 90% of pregnant women referred to Glasgow's smoking cessation services went on to light up again within four weeks.
Evening Times (uk)
added Dec 23, 2012 23:24

Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Woes in Kids

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing found that prenatal exposure to secondhand smoke, or environmental tobacco smoke, was linked to attention problems and aggression. They added that children exposed to secondhand smoke in t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2012 06:20

Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy and Its Effect on Childhood Asthma: Understanding the Puzzle

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Dec 13, 2012 06:03

Secondhand Smoke Puts Children at Risk for Meningitis

Review found smoking during pregnancy and in the home raised odds of dangerous bacterial infection
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 11, 2012 18:16
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