Frequently Asked Questions
Smoking is harmful throughout your pregnancy and stopping at any stage will be better for your baby.
The good news is that the most damaging affects of smoking happen in months four to nine, so if you quit within the first three months of your pregnancy, your baby is likely to be a healthy weight.
For more information contact the NHS Smoking Pregnancy Helpline on 0800 169 9 169, daily from 12noon until 9pm.
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You will need a lot of support whilst quitting it is good to tell your family and friends that you are quitting so they can lend their support when you need it. Explain to them that you may not be yourself and don’t be afraid to ask for help.