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Knowledge Cafe - A quick guide to babyClear
Wed 15 March 2017, 09:15 – 11:30 GMT
We would like to invite you to our upcoming
A Quick Guide to BabyClear
Wednesday 15 March 2017 9:15am - 11:30am
registration 9.15am - 9.30am
Tea and Coffee will be available for you from 9:15pm, whilst you sign in and network.
Our second Knowledge Cafe will take place on Wednesday 15 March 2017 at the Park Lane Centre in Bradford. 'A Quick Guide to BabyClear' will include information about what BabyClear is, how it can help you to help families, key messages for smoking cessation, as well as the evidence coming from the North East about the success of the programme.
What is BabyClear?
babyClear is a programme to protect unborn babies from the harm caused by smoking and reduce rates of smoking during pregnancy and is in place across the Bradford District.
babyClear aims at reducing premature births, stillbirths, miscarriages and complications after labour due to smoking.
It ensures every woman is given information from a midwife about the harmful effects of smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy. All pregnant women are screened for carbon monoxide (CO) and given information about the harmful effects of exposure to CO with support to quit provided for pregnant women and their partners.
In the Bradford district 14.9% of pregnant women are recorded as smokers at the time of giving birth, above the average in England of 10.6%
The introduction of babyClear is part of the Every Baby Matters Action plan which aims to cut the infant mortality rates in the district and improve the start to life for our young children.
Book your free place by Wednesday 8 March 2017.