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Breath-test pregnant women to see if they smoke, study suggests

Pregnant women should be breath-tested during antenatal visits to check whether they are smoking, a new Irish study suggests. Women who hide their smoking habit miss out on vital monitoring of their pregnancy and end up having more problems as a result, according to the study of women attending the Coombe hospital in Dublin. Ciara Kelly and listeners gave their view. 

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13.35 27 Feb 2019


Breath-test pregnant women to see if they smoke, study suggests


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13.35 27 Feb 2019


Pregnant women should be breath-tested during antenatal visits to check whether they are smoking, a new Irish study suggests.

Women who hide their smoking habit miss out on vital monitoring of their pregnancy and end up having more problems as a result, according to the study of women attending the Coombe hospital in Dublin.

Ciara Kelly and listeners gave their view.


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