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Saint Mary’s Supports National No Smoking Day

Saint Mary’s is holding an event to promote National No Smoking Day on 10th March. Activities will include quizzes, a magic entertainer and health education midwives will be offering smoking cessation advice. Visitors will also get the chance to have a go on a CO monitor (what is this?) which will …… Sue Adamson, Health Education Co-ordinator says: “The midwives in the Antenatal Clinic will be wearing the campaign T-shirts and we have also invited along women who have successfully quit smoking during pregnancy. “One quarter of women continue to smoke during pregnancy with only 33% of women smokers giving up after becoming pregnant. The figure is higher amongst single females where almost half smoke throughout their pregnancy.”