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Shock figures show pregnant smoker statistics

Wednesday May 20 2015




SHOCK statistics have revealed that more than a quarter of pregnant women in Wombwell smoke.

Figures presented to South Area Council showed that 27.4 per cent of expectant mums were still smoking at the time of delivery in Wombwell.

This is compared to a Barnsley average of 23 per cent.

Director of public health Julia Burrows said: "Barnsley Council commission a range of services that support pregnant women to stop smoking including the Barnsley Stop Smoking Service."

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Reply Posted by paul on Wednesday May 20 2015 at 21:54
You'll not stop them if they want to smoke pregnant or not they will and theres nowt council or anybody else can do about it so ya might aswell shurrup cos they aint listening.

Reply Posted by Whats Occurrin on Thursday May 21 2015 at 18:56
Their lives, their bodies, their babies....their choice, no-one else's.
Should there (God forbid) be consequences of their smoking whilst pregnant....
It will be their torment, their grief, their suffering, and their burden of guilt they will carry with them forever.
Fancy a ciggie ladies ???



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