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.”