Should pregnancy 'be incentive enough' to quit smoking?

Susan Jones

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Smoking is highly addictive and habit forming; many people enjoy the feeling it brings too[1]. Nevertheless the damage from smoking to the developing baby is well documented and the high level of smoking in pregnancy is still a major public health concern[2]. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Public Health Guidance 26 (2010)[3] sets out all the trial-based evidence relating to the activities health professionals should take to support pregnant women to quit smoking. BabyClear© is a programme that supports health professionals to implement NICE guidance and provides standard training for them in order to carry out the activities in the most effective ways[
Original languageEnglish
TypeWhy do some women continue to smoke when they are pregnant?
Media of outputOnline blog
Publication statusPublished - 10 Mar 2021


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