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These approaches recognize the realities of being lone mothers who smoke, address immediate child health concerns, while offering support, space for change, and an opportunity to build on strengths to develop insight among single mothers who smoke.
The Meanings of Smoking to Women and Their Implications for Cessation
Food and Drug Administration. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: Published online Jan Global rates of male cigarette smoking have peaked and are declining [ 2 ], while female global rates are set to escalate dramatically in this century.