Did You Know That Secondhand Smoke Is More Harmful To Your Baby than to You?

Tobacco cessation at any point during pregnancy can yield important health benefits for the mother and the baby. -U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Whenever a person smokes, only 15% of the harmful chemicals are inhaled by that person. 85% of it goes to the air, affecting other people. According to studies, a person who […]

Quit Smoking – Pregnancy and Patches

Up to 50 percent of people who use the nicotine patch develop a localized skin rash. Treatment with hydrocortisone cream and rotating the location of the patch site may help with this problem. However, pregnant smokers should quit smoking without medication. Particularly they should quit with out nicotine patches. The nicotine patch is an FDA […]