This page contains recordings of all Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group webinars. The webinars cover a variety of topics such as e-cigarettes and incentive schemes, and involve experts and practitioners from the NHS, the third sector and academia.
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2019 webinar series
1. Local Maternity System opportunities and case studies (February 2019)
This Challenge Group webinar presents three case studies from Local Maternity Systems (LMSs) which are working proactively and collaboratively across local areas to reduce rates of smoking in pregnancy.
2. Nicotine in pregnancy (March 2019)
This Challenge Group webinar presents evidence concerning the safety and effectiveness of the use of nicotine in pregnancy.
3. Incentive schemes (March 2019)
This Challenge Group webinar presents the evidence base for the use of incentive schemes in pregnancy and the context for successful schemes. Note on the GM data: all areas are at different stages of implementation and have varying local providers, and the data is based on CCG’s.
4. Health visiting and relapse prevention (April 2019)
This Challenge Group webinar explores the role of health visiting in supporting women to stay smokefree following birth and protecting future pregnancies through relapse prevention.
Webinar: Use of e-cigarettes in pregnancy
Professor Linda Bauld from the University of Stirling provides an update on the latest evidence about the use of electronic cigarettes in pregnancy, which is followed by a question and answer session with experts from Public Health England, the Royal College of Midwives and Improving Performance in Practice.