PA FREE QUITLINE
are pregnant, you want the best for your baby.
When you stop smoking, your baby will get more oxygen, even after just
one day of not smoking. There is less
risk your baby will be born too early.
One third of callers to the PA Free Quitline quit and stay quit.
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Smoking reduces a woman’s chances of getting pregnant.1,2
Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk for pregnancy complications.1,2
Tobacco smoke harms babies before and after they are born.1,3
One in every five babies born to mothers who smoke during
pregnancy has low birth weight. Mothers who are exposed to secondhand smoke
while pregnant are more likely to have lower birth weight babies. Babies born
too small or too early are not as healthy.1,2,3
Quitting smoking during pregnancy may increase the chances of a healthy birth weight. 4
smoked during pregnancy. Her baby was born 2 months early.
Contact the Pennsylvania Department of Health at RA-DHPAFreeQuitline@pa.gov to order free Quitline materials featuring Amanda’s story.