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Polycystic ovary syndrome linked to mother’s health in pregnancy

Women who are overweight or smoke during pregnancy are more likely to have daughters who develop polycystic ovary syndrome, a nationwide study has found.
New Scientist
added Jul 8, 2018 15:42
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Prenatal exposures and birth indices, and subsequent risk of polycystic ovary syndrome: a national registry‐based cohort study

Conclusions Maternal smoking and increased BMI appear to increase the risk of PCOS in offspring. The association between SGA and the development of PCOS appears to be mediated by maternal factors.
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
added Jul 8, 2018 15:23
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[UK] Smoking in pregnancy challenge group, Review of the Challenge 2018

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group released a report on the 4th July 2018 calling for Government action to tackle smoking in pregnancy. The new report shines light on the progress towards the Government’s ambition to reduce the smoking in pregnancy
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 15:19
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Like mother, like child: Research reveals mums who have these five healthy habits are less likely to have obese children

Smokers more likely to have fatter children Meanwhile, the children of non-smoking mothers have a 31 per cent lower risk of obesity compared to those whose mothers smoke cigarettes. The results are the same regardless of the child and mother's age, et
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 22:40
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[UK] Call for government action as smoking in pregnancy rates stall

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group, a coalition of health and maternity organisations, warns that more needs to be done after a recent NHS England report showing that smoking in pregnancy rates (at the time of delivery) dropped by just 0.2% in qua
MIDIRS (Midwifery Information Service) (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:40
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[UK] Call for 'bold' Government action on smoking in pregnancy

On the morning new Government statistics on smoking are released for 2017/18 showing there has been little change in the number of pregnant women smoking on the previous year, the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group, has called for ‘bold’ Government act
Nursery World (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:39
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[India] ALMEIDA: Smoking Kills, But So Does Patriarchy

The trend of curbing a woman’s freedom exists across India...While the act of smoking itself is not a liberator or emancipator for women, despite what big tobacco would have us believe, the freedom of choice to smoke or not to smoke, is.
FII - Feminism in India (in)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:50
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[UK] Midwives' cash call to get pregnant women to quit smoking

More investment is needed to help pregnant women quit smoking and manage their weight, the Royal College of Midwives Wales has said. Almost one in five pregnant women in Wales still smokes 10 weeks into their term, according to the latest figures, with
BBC Online
added Jul 4, 2018 04:20
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[UK] Helping mums to be quit smoking

Greater Manchester’s approach to supporting mums-to-be to quit smoking has been praised as ‘unique in the UK’ in a national report published by the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group... The Greater Manchester initiative ensures that every pregnant woma
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:08
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9 reasons why many people started smoking in the past

we take a look at some of the weird reasons people started smoking back in the day. 1. Torches of freedom Before the 1920s, women who smoked were seen as immoral. Smoking a cigarette and the various techniques used to smoke were seen as a display of mas
Health 24 (za)
added Jul 3, 2018 20:27
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