E-cigarettes may be better than nicotine patches to help pregnant women stop smoking, reduce the risk of low birthweight

August 01, 2023 by medicalxpress.com

E-cigarettes may be better than nicotine patches to help pregnant women stop smoking, reduce the risk of low birthweight

Smoking in pregnancy can harm developing babies, especially their growth. Current guidelines recommend that pregnant smokers who find quitting difficult should be provided with nicotine replacements products, and stop-smoking services usually recommend nicotine patches. This research, published in Health Technology Assessment, suggests that pregnant women should also consider e-cigarettes.


August 02, 2023 by miragenews.com

E-Cigarettes More Effective Than Patches for Pregnant Smokers

Smoking in pregnancy can harm developing babies, especially their growth. Current guidelines recomm…


12.90% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 7.2 million current smokers in United Kingdom 14.60% of men are current smokers but only 11.20% of women.
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