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Dads' Substance Use Hurts Expectant Moms' Efforts to Quit
Date:3/28/2008

Many mothers return to old habits if father continues smoking, drinking, study says

FRIDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Men typically continue to smoke and drink while their female partner is pregnant and after she's given birth, which can make it difficult for women to stop smoking and drinking during pregnancy and more likely to resume such habits after their child is born, a University of Washington study says.

"The months after childbirth are critical for intervening with mothers," study co-author Jennifer Bailey, a research scientist affiliated with the Social Development Research Group in the UW's School of Social Work, said in a prepared statement.

"For example, many already have done the hard work of quitting smoking and haven't smoked a cigarette in six months or more. We should support that effort so that they can continue as nonsmokers. However, we know if dad is smoking or drinking, it is more likely that mom will resume smoking or drinking," Bailey said.

She and her colleague Karl Hill, a research associate professor of social work, studied hundreds of Seattle mothers' and fathers' month-by-month substance use over a three-year period that included pregnancy. They found that:

  • 77 percent of female cigarette smokers and 50 percent of female marijuana smokers used those substances at some time during pregnancy.
  • 38 percent of female cigarette smokers and 24 percent of marijuana users said they used these substances throughout their pregnancies.
  • Overall rates of women's use of cigarettes, marijuana and alcohol declined during pregnancy, but the rates of use started to increase during the first six months after giving birth.
  • Month by month during pregnancy, rates of smoking among women varied between 7 percent and 21 percent, rates of binge drinking varied between 2 percent and 3 percent, and rates of marijuana use varied between 8 percent and 9 percent.'/>"/>

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