Smoke-free Pregnancy and Families. AHCSA Workshop July 2008. Aim: ‘To increase the incidence of smoke-free pregnancies and smoke-free families, thereby reducing the adverse health outcomes for mothers, babies and their families’. Commenced March 2004 Department of Health SA (2004).
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Pregnancy and Families
Toxic and Mutagenic
More Indigenous people in SA die from smoking tobacco than from any other single cause
Almost half of Indigenous people who die due to smoking tobacco die before the age of 55 years, compared to about 10% of non Indigenous deaths
Smokers choose bottle feeding more frequently.
Breastfeeding women who smoke are:.
Barriers to quitting:
You are highly respected within the
Benefits of quitting:
It is not the health workers responsibility to make pregnant women quit smoking or to stay quit.
It is their responsibility to ‘ask’ and then provide information and support tailored to her readiness to quit.
Confidential telephone advisory service at the cost of a
Local call. Provides:
For more information contact:
(08) 8291 4173
1. Commonwealth of Australia 2005. National Tobacco Strategy
2004-2009. Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy, Commonwealth of Australia, November 2004.
2. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking: A Report of the Surgeon general. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2004
3. Queensland health 2004, Health Determinants Queensland. Queensland Government.
4. NSW Department of Health (Ed.) 2006. Background papers to the National clinical guidelines for the management of drug use during pregnancy, birth and the early development years of the newborn. NSW Department of Health, Sydney.
5. Begg S, Vos T, Barker B, Stevenson C, Stanley L, Lopez AD, 2007. The Burden of Disease and Injury in Australia 2003. PHE 87. Canberra. AIHW.
6. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2005. 2004 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: First Results. AIHW cat. No. PHE 57. Canberra: AIHW (Drug Statistics Series No. 13.
8. Queensland Health 2006. Smoking Among Queensland secondary School Students Aged 12-17 Years 2005, Queensland Government, Brisbane
9. Laws PJ, Grayson N and Sullivan EA 2006. Smoking and Pregnancy. AIHW cat. No. Per 33. Sydney: AIHW National Perinatal Statistics Unit
10. Laws PJ, Grayson N and Sullivan EA 2006. Australia’s mothers and babies 2004. perinatal statistics series no. 18. AIHW cat. No. PER 34. Sydney: AIHW National Perinatal Statistics Unit
11. Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services, 2006. Council of Obstetric and Pediatric Mortality and Morbidity, Annual Report 2005. Tasmanian Perinatal Database.
12. Department of Health Queensland, 2005.
13. Chan A, Scott J, Nguyen AM, Sage L. Pregnancy Outcome in South Australia 2005. Pregnancy Outcome Unit, Department of Health, Government of South Australia, December 2006.
14. Panjari M, Bell RJ, Astbury J, Bishop SM, Dalais F, Rice GE, 1997. Women who spontaneously quit smoking in early pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 37: no 3, pp 271-278.
15. Orleans T, Barker D, Kaufman N & Marx J. Helping pregnant smokers quit: meeting the challenge of the next decade. Tobacco Control 2000; 9 (suppl 3): iii6-iii11 (Autumn).
17. Miller M & Wood L. National Tobacco Strategy 1999 to 2002-03 occasional paper. Smoking cessation interventions, review of evidence and implications for best practice in health care settings, August 2001, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.
18. Wakefield M. Characteristics of pregnant smokers, spontaneous quitters and relapse post partum. Smoking and Pregnancy, A National Consensus Conference. Australian Medical Association, May 1999.
19. Education for Change. Starting smoke free. Report to the Ministry of Health on the National Smokefree Pregnancy Forum,, October 2005. www.efc.co.nz
20. McDermott L, Russell A Dobson A and University of Queensland February 2002. National Tobacco Strategy 19999 to 2002-03 occasional paper. Cigarette smoking among women in Australia, National Drug Strategy, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.
21. Wong P and Bauman A 1997. How well does epidemiological evidence hold for the relationship between smoking and adverse obstetric outcomes in New South Wales? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 37(2): 168-73.
23. Tikkanen M, Nuutila M, Hiilesmaa V, Paavonen J, Ylikorkal O. Clinical presentation and risk factors of placental abruption. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.Acta Obstetricia et Gynaecologica Scandinavica 2006: 85(6): 700-5
24. British Medical Association, 2007. Breaking the cycle of children’s exposure to tobacco smoke. Science and Education Department, British Medical Association, BMA House, London.
25. U.S Department of Health and Human Services. Women and Smoking. A Report of the Surgeon General, 2001. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health promotion, Office on Smoking and Health.
26. Winstanley M, Woodward S & Walker N. Tobacco in Australia, Facts and Issues, 1995. Second edition, Victorian Smoking and Health program, Australia (Quit Victoria).
28. Garcia-Algar O, Puig C, Vall O, Pacifici R, Pichini S, Lester BM, Law KL, Stroud LR LaGasse L, Liu J, Niaura R. Effects of Maternal Smoking During pregnancy on Newborn behavior: Neonatal Nicotine Withdrawal Syndrome. Paediatrics 2004; volume 113; no. 3 March 2004 pp. 623-624.
29. Pregnets. Smoking Cessation for Pregnant and Post-partum women: A Toolkit for Health Professionals, 2003. http://www.pregnets.org
30. Acute Otitis Media http://www.aap.org/otitismedia/www/vc/ear/case2/p5.cfm
31. Samet JM. Background Paper, Synthesis: The Health Effects of Tobacco Smoke Exposure on Children. Department of Epidemiology School of Hygiene and Public Health, John Hopkins University, Baltimore USA. For WHO International Consultation on Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) and Child Health, Geneva, Switzerland, 1999.
33. Amir LH and Donath SM. Birth 2002; 29(2): 112-23.
34. Riordan J 2005. Breastfeeding and Human Lactation. Third Edition. School of Nursing, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas. United States of America. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Boston.
35. Guidelines for healthcare professionals on using Nicotine Replacement Therapy for smokers not ready to stop smoking. Action on Smoking and health February 2007.
36. Lumley J. Overview of current research and directions on health effects of smoking and benefits of quitting during pregnancy. Smoking and Pregnancy, A national consensus conference. Australian Medical Association, May 1999.
37. Clinical Practice Guideline for Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy. Centre for Clinical Studies, Mater Health Services,
38. Lumley, J., Oliver, S., Waters, E. Interventions for Promoting Smoking Cessation during Pregnancy. In The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 3, 2002. Oxford: Update software, 2003.
40. Education for Change. www.efc.co.nz
41. Wakefield M, Jones W, 1998. Effects of a smoking cessation program for pregnant women and their partners attending a public hospital antenatal clinic. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 1998, 22 (3 Suppl): 313-20.
43. Quit Victoria, Victorian smoking and Health program, 1995.
44. Hickling J & Hoey M. Evaluation of the South Australian Smoke-free Pregnancy Project. Tobacco Control research and Evaluation Program, Adelaide, May 2006.
45. Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria: Literature review, Smoking cessation in pregnancy. Three centres Consensus Guidelines on Antenatal care Project, May 2001.
46. Cowan S, Bradley A and Cossey A. Starship presentation. Education for Change. From “too hard” to “can do”, protecting children from tobacco. www.efc.co.nz, July 2004.
47. Cowan S and Langley L. Identifying and addressing exposure to smoking for patients in NZ hospitals. Education for Change 2004.
49. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy. A Clinician’s Guide to helping Pregnant Women Quit Smoking. Lecture Guide.. Robert Woods Foundation, 2002.
50. American Psychiatric Association. Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with nicotine dependence. Am J Psychiatry, Oct 1996; 153: 1 – 31.
51. Brodribb W 2004. Breastfeeding Management third edition. Australian Breastfeeding Association. Ligare Pty Ltd, Riverwood NSW.
52. Donath SM, Amir LH and ALSPAC Study team. The relationship between maternal smoking and breastfeeding duration after adjustment for maternal feeding intention. Acta Paediatr 2004: 93: 1514-18.
53. Goodwin RD, Keyes K and Simuro N. Mental Disorders and Nicotine Dependence Among Pregnant Women in the United States. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 109, NO. 4, April 2007.
56. Benowitz NL 1991. Nicotine replacement therapy during pregnancy. Journal of the American Medical Association, 266: 3174-3177.
57. US Department of Health and Human services 1990. The health benefits of smoking cessation: a report of the Surgeon General. Rockville, maryland: Public Health service, Centers for Disease Control, Center for Health Promotion and Education, Office on Smoking and Health.
58. Stewart ML and Li SQ. Northern Territory Midwives Collection: Mothers and Babies 2000-2002. Department of Health and Community Services, Northern Territory, 2005.