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Bauld, Linda and Hermon, Yvonne, eds. McEwen, Andy [Public Health England] . (2015) Smoking cessation: a briefing for midwifery staff. London: National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training and Public Health England. 32 p.

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Smoking in pregnancy poses significant health risks to the mother and to the baby. For the mother, smoking in pregnancy carries with it all the health risks associated with smoking but with some additional pregnancy-related health risks, including ectopic pregnancy, placenta praevia and pre-eclampsia; pregnant women are also at increased risk of deep vein thrombosis.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Tobacco
Intervention Type:AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:Public Health England
Date:May 2015
Pages:32 p.
Publisher:National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training and Public Health England
Place of Publication:London
Edition:2nd edition
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Subjects:B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Pregnancy
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Cessation of substance use
T Demographic characteristics > Pregnant woman
T Demographic characteristics > Nurse
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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