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Quitting Smoking and Avoiding Smoke During Pregnancy - Topic Overview

Get support.

  • Ask loved ones or people who used to smoke for support and tips.
  • Get counseling. People who use telephone, group, or one-on-one counseling are much more likely to stop smoking.
  • Join a support group for people who smoke.
  • Find an Internet chat room for 24-hour support.

Where can you find information and support?

If you're ready to quit smoking, congratulations. You are taking an important step for your health and for your baby's health. You can use these websites to find more information about quitting smoking:

  • www.marchofdimes.com/pnhec/159_155.asp
  • www.smokefree.gov
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Last Updated: July 23, 2012
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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