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Subject: tobacco, Pregnancy
This resource explains why smoking while pregnant is harmful for both mother and baby, highlights the health effects of passive smoking after birth and provides advice to help women stop smoking, including information about nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). ??
hospitals that routinely provide effective smoking cessation programs for pregnant women. In Queensland, Australia, 70 publicly funded hospitals were matched on numbers of births and maternal socioeconomic status and randomly allocated to an awareness-only intervention group or a behaviorally based...
Smoking during pregnancy has been linked to health problems, including the risk of low birthweight, preterm labour, spontaneous abortion and perinatal death. Two trials to investigate the efficacy of self-help materials were undertaken. During the first trial, a self-help booklet developed overseas...
Subject: Pregnancy, HIV
All pregnant women in Northern Ireland should be offered and recommended a screening test for HIV at their booking visit or at the earliest available opportunity if presenting later in pregnancy.Antenatal screening for HIV plays a very important role in identifying HIV positive pregnantwomen. Early...
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Subject: Pregnancy
January 2010 saw the former Crisis Pregnancy Agencyƃ¢?Ts integration into the Health Service Executive to become the HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme. For most of 2010, the Programme was located in Children and Family Social Services Care Group in the Integrated Services Directorate and reported...
Subject: Nutrition, Pregnancy
Pregnant women in the Southern Health and Social Care Trust area are learning how to manage their weight as a result of a project being funded by the Public Health Agency.The 'Watching your Weight in Pregnancy' project, being delivered by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust, got underway in...