Across the UK and USA, postpartum smoking relapse rates are high for women who quit smoking during pregnancy: up to 75% at 12 months1-3. Simultaneously, rates of exclusive breastfeeding and physical activity are low. These three cancer preventative behaviours have complex interactions, for example, smoking relapse often corresponds with discontinuing breastfeeding4-6, and breastfeeding can be seen as a barrier to physical activity7.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 23 Feb 2018|
|Event||Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 24th Annual Meeting - Baltimore, MD, United States|
Duration: 21 Feb 2018 → 24 Feb 2018
|Conference||Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 24th Annual Meeting|
|Period||21/02/18 → 24/02/18|
- smoking abstinence
- physical activity
- preventative behaviours
- smoking cessation
Ward, E., Nostikasari, D., Kurti, A., Payton, J., Kassianos, A., Adams Spears, C., ... Notley, C. (2018). A theory based survey of UK and USA HCPs views on the promotion of smoking cessation and interrelated cancer preventative behaviours postpartum. Poster session presented at Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 24th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, United States.