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Introduction: You Can Quit: Overview (01:19)


New mothers share their desire to quit smoking. Healthy choices are important during pregnancy. This program highlights how and why to quit smoking.

Why to Quit Smoking (03:58)

Benefits include more oxygen, a lower chance of premature birth, better lung function, a normal baby weight, more energy, easier breathing, money savings, improved self-esteem, and more. Each day you do not smoke helps your baby grow. Weight gain during pregnancy is normal.

How to Quit (08:44)

Make a plan. List reasons for quitting, smoking times, ways to change habits, ways to keep your hands and mouth busy, feelings that make you smoke and alternative activities, how to deal with other smokers, supporters, and a reward system. Withdrawal symptoms are common.

Staying Smoke-Free (02:48)

Continuing not to smoke after the birth of your baby provides many benefits including reducing the risk of SIDS, asthma, breathing problems, and chest colds. Breastfeeding provides numerous benefits. Resources to quit include hotlines and websites like those displayed on screen.

Credits: You Can Quit: Overview (01:54)

Credits: You Can Quit: Overview

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You Can Quit: Overview

Part of the Series : You Can Quit
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Learn tips and tricks to quit smoking, as well as the benefits to both you and your baby.

Length: 19 minutes

Item#: BVL285043

Copyright date: ©2005

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