Finnish women smoking during pregnancy significantly more than women in the other nordic countries.
Us 15% of pregnant women smoke, when, for example, in Sweden the corresponding figure is five per cent.
This information gave the Hämeenlinna clinic responsible doctor Anu Mähösen and health care Tiina Nieminen upset than two years ago.
Mähönen and Nikkanen decided to do something about it, so the babies health would not be compromised.
by Chance they took part in right at that time in training where you had to choose from your place of work one of the development areas.
Mähönen and Nikkanen will be developing pregnant to stop smoking.
the Goal, therefore, was quitting smoking, not just reduction.Smoking affects the future baby's health far into adulthood. Mostphotos a lot of risks for the baby
List pregnant smoking possible risks for the baby is long and rugged.
Tobacco toxic substances impair fetal growth.
Smoking mothers babies births of other babies smaller. Low birth weight again exposed as adults including obesity and it raises type 2 diabetes risk.
Maternal smoking affects baby's brain size and head circumference.
If the mother smoked when she was pregnant, it can raise baby's colic risk and affect intestinal development.Direct the words you need
Smoking pregnant mother told Mähöselle and Nikkaselle that they wanted to hear smoking direct words. pregnant I hope that someone will say clearly that smoking is not allowed.
the Mother actually said, that is not enough, if one of the nurses once said that smoking would be a good stop.
Quitting is easy, what more with a smoker has been talk about why quitting smoking is important to the baby's health and how in your own life smoking reduction and cessation can be successful.
for Many pregnant smokers the biggest temptation of the moment is that when jobs have to go for my cigarette break. The break has been a nice moment, which can be difficult to give up.
in Its place would come something else, and just as nice.Tiina Nieminen (left) and Anu Mähönen awarded non-Smoking baby-campaign development. The non-smoking baby-the campaign starts from Hämeenlinna, but is now used already elsewhere in Finland. Ms heljä salonen non-smoking new interest in the shops
Mähönen and Nikkanen developed wait ' smoking cessation in support of the new approach. The emergence of a new care pathway and non-Smoking babies campaign.
That's pregnant with going through all the various means by which smoking cessation is offered.
Help can be used for example online support, nicotine replacement products or conversation help.
Hämeenlinna non-Smoking baby-the campaign didn't stay in the clinic. According to were entrepreneurs, who offer the non-smokers expect to owners a variety of benefits.
Part of smoking cessation-oriented campaign were häkämittarit the measurements. If the meter showed zero, the mother was awarded campaign discount card.
non-Smoking baby-the campaign thanks in Hämeenlinna smoking mothers the amount of collapse. The percentage is not in Hämeenlinna it the whole of Finland 15, but only four.
Mediuutiset raise the Hämeenlinna clinic responsible doctor Anu Mähösen and maternity and child health clinic health care Tiina Nieminen in the second position of the century affect the listing of the non-Smoking babies campaign and care path development efforts.