AN ANALYSIS OF A HEALTHY START SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM
- Quitting early reverses smoking's effects. K. S. A. // Fit Pregnancy;Dec2011/Jan2012, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p28
The article informs that a study has found that women who quit smoking as soon as confirmation of pregnancy, their babies' birth weight and risk of prematurity become similar to those whose mothers never smoked.
- A cluster randomised controlled trial of smoking cessation in pregnant women comparing interventions based on the transtheoretical (stages of change) model to standard care. Lawrence, T.; Aveyard, P.; Evans, O.; Cheng, K.K. // Tobacco Control;Jun2003, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p168
Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness in helping pregnant women stop smoking of two interventions (Pro-Change for a healthy pregnancy) based on the transtheoretical model of behavior change (TTM) compared to current standard care. Design: Cluster randomised trial. Setting: Antenatal clinics...
- Pregnancy and medical cost outcomes of a self-help prenatal smoking cessation program. Ershoff, Daniel H.; Quinn, Virginia P. // Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug90, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p340
Discusses the pregnancy and cost outcomes of a randomized clinical trial of a prenatal self-help smoking cessation program. Members of a health maintenance organizations as the study population; Use of printed materials distributed through mail to promote the program; Benefit-cost ratio of the...
- Smoking behaviours among pregnant women in the Baffin Region of Nunavut. Nelson, Chantal R. M. // International Journal of Circumpolar Health;2013, Vol. 72, p1
The article presents a research paper on smoking among pregnant women in Nunavut, and their readiness to quit smoking.
- What's new in Nicotine & Tobacco Research? Hébert, Richard // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Jan2008, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including a randomized controlled trial of X-Pack kit, which is a moderately intensive smoking cessation program for young adults, and another one about pregnant women who quit smoking.
- Breastfeeding affected by whether mothers smoke. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Feb2010, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p12
The article discusses research on the relationship between maternal smoking status and breastfeeding practices. It references a study by T. M. Weiser et al, published in a 2009 issue of the journal "Pediatrics." Data collection was done in 2005 in Missouri. Study population included nonsmokers,...
- Support better than NRT for pregnant women. // Pulse;3/14/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p13
The article focuses on the study led by University of Nottingham primary care professor doctor Tim Coleman which suggests the use of behavioural support in women who want to stop smoking due to the little effect of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) on smoking quit rates.
- France: smoking in pregnancy consensus conference. Le Houezec, Jacques // Tobacco Control;Jun2005, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p149
This article focuses on the French Consensus Conference on Pregnancy and Tobacco, which was held in Lille, France, last October. Five hundred people from 18 countries participated in the two day conference. Forty six experts presented a review of topics selected by the committee, and a...
- Factors relating to the uptake of interventions for smoking cessation among pregnant women: A systematic review and qualitative synthesis. Baxter, Susan; Everson-Hock, Emma; Messina, Josie; Guillaume, Louise; Burrows, Julia; Goyder, Elizabeth // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Jul2010, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p685
Introduction: The review had the aim of investigating factors enabling or discouraging the uptake of smoking cessation services by pregnant women smokers. Methods: The literature was searched for papers relating to the delivery of services to pregnant or recently pregnant women who smoke. No...