Stopping smoking during pregnancy
Our Smoking in Pregnancy
when you are pregnant is the most important step you can take to make sure you
have a healthy and happy pregnancy and give your baby the best start in life.
Smoking in Pregnancy team is a free specialist service to support women to stop
smoking during their pregnancy.
Many women who want
to give up smoking often feel guilty that they smoke. The Smoking in Pregnancy
team knows how hard it can be to quit smoking and does not judge women who
smoke. You are four times more likely to quit smoking with our help.
You can find out
more about the risks of smoking during pregnancy by watching the following
How can we help?
All women who smoke will be referred to the smoking in pregnancy team.
You will be given an appointment at a time and place that suits you to ensure
you get the help that you need.
The smoking in pregnancy team can provide you with the following:
face-to-face visits – please note that these are currently on hold due to
nicotine replacement treatment and information on using the e-cigarette
throughout your pregnancy and postnatal period
It is never too late to stop smoking during pregnancy. Everyone has
their own reasons
to quit, we will explore these with you and help you to stay on the right
How to get support
Ask your midwife, doctor or health professional at any point in your
pregnancy to refer you to the smoking in pregnancy team.
Make your appointment by phoning 01709 423729 and ask
for an appointment with the smoking in pregnancy team.
You are more likely to quit, and stay quit, if those around you stop
smoking too. If your partner, family or friends also wish to quit they can get
help and support from Get Healthy Rotherham. Find out more here.