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Midwives to give advice to smokers

Monday April 18 2016


Smokers to receive advice from midwives Smokers to receive advice from midwives


SPECIALIST midwives will give practical advice to expecting mums and their families who smoke as part of a new project. 

There will be a focus will be on referring people to Stop Smoking Maternity service as part of the project involving the fire service. 

As well as greatly increasing the risk of house fires, smoking in pregnancy is known to increase the risk of miscarriage, still and premature birth and other complications.

Mums-to-be will also receive specially designed room thermometers to ensure their babies’ rooms are at the correct temperature.

The thermometers, which have been paid for by the fire service, will also contain important fire safety messages.

The project has been awarded just over £23,500 under South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority’s funding scheme, the Stronger Safer Communities Reserve.

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Reply Posted by Harsh on Tuesday April 19 2016 at 13:27
Simple answer - you stink, you look like a tool, you're selfish, and you'll die early. Not exactly rocket science.

Reply Posted by Fred on Tuesday April 19 2016 at 23:24
Harsh...... But true !!! Well said