Smoking, tobacco exposure and pregnancy, a serious issue
Publisher/Organizer: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Publication date: Volume: 89, 2010
The effects of tobacco on pregnant women, both directly and through so-called secondhand smoking, when others around the pregnant mother smoke, is the subject of the April open access issue of Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica.
The issue follows an international call for articles on this theme last year in the wake of an expert meeting organized by The Global Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Health, the U.S. Center for Diseases Control and Prevention and the U.S. National Cancer Institute, a series of over 20 scientific contributions, spearheaded by a Guest editorial from the new head of WHO in Europe, Dr. Zuszsanna Jakab, is being launched to cover this important issue