A critical review of smoking, cessation, relapse and emerging research in pregnancy and post-partum.

@article{Meernik2015ACR,
  title={A critical review of smoking, cessation, relapse and emerging research in pregnancy and post-partum.},
  author={Clare Meernik and Adam O. Goldstein},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  year={2015},
  volume={114 1},
  pages={135-46}
}
INTRODUCTION Smoking during pregnancy causes adverse health outcomes. Though the prevalence of smoking among pregnant women has declined, postpartum relapse rates remain high and smoking-related maternal, fetal and infant morbidity and mortality remains a public health burden. SOURCES OF DATA A comprehensive literature search on smoking in pregnancy was conducted to provide a practical review for health professionals. AREAS OF AGREEMENT Psychosocial support is an effective evidence-based… CONTINUE READING