Smoking Cessation

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Stay Smoke Free for Your Baby and You

You know that smoking is bad for you, but what about your baby? Smoking during your pregnancy can cause:

  • Stillbirth
  • Premature delivery
  • Low birth weight
  • Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
  • Asthma and other respiratory problems

In addition, newborns and children who are exposed to second-hand smoke:

  • Have more upper respiratory infections and more difficulty recovering from these infections
  • Have more problems with chronic cough and middle-ear infections
  • Have twice the amount of bronchitis and pneumonia
  • Are hospitalized more frequently before their first birthday than children of non-smoking parents

Get the tools to quit and stay smoke free. Call Mom’s Quit Connection at (888) 545-5191 and ask about programs to help you, and the members of your household, quit smoking.