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Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Smoking when you are pregnant or postpartum can lead to serious health problems for you and your baby.

Pregnancy and Tobacco Use

Using tobacco products during pregnancy — cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, hookah and smokeless tobacco — exposes potentially lethal toxins to you and your baby. Tobacco products introduce these chemicals to your bloodstream, which your baby shares with you. The fate of your child relies on your choices.

Nicotine should never be used by pregnant women. Pave the way for you and your child to lead a smoke-free pregnancy and a smoke-free life.

Learn More About Quitting

Tip: If you are a smoker, make sure to smoke outside and far away from your children.
Why Quit?


Take a deep dive into everything you need to know about the harmful effects of tobacco use, why you should quit the habit and more.