Baby & Me Tobacco Free

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The Mahoning County District Board of Health offers a smoking cessation program to pregnant moms to help them quit smoking during pregnancy. The name of the program is Baby & Me Tobacco Free. This program provides mothers to be with an option to quit smoking for a heathier mom and baby. A woman’s support partner such as a husband, boyfriend, father of the baby, or parent can also enroll in the program if they smoke and commit to staying smoke free. The support partner will also be eligible to receive a monthly voucher for free diapers up to 12 months.

What you need to do:

  • ​​Enroll in the program.
  • Commit to quit smoking and stay quit during your pregnancy.
  • Attend 4 prenatal smoking cessation sessions.
  • ​​Agree to take a monthly breath test to prove that you are tobacco free.
  • ​​Stay smoke free after your baby is born and receive a monthly voucher for free diapers up to 12 months.

Benefits for the baby:

  • It increases the amount of oxygen your baby will get.
  • It increases the chances your baby’s lungs will work.
  • It lowers the risk that your baby will be born too early or too small.

Benefits for you:

  • Gives you more energy and helps you breathe easier
  • Reduces your risk of developing smoking-related cancer and other chronic diseases.
  • Helps you feel good about what you’ve done for yourself and your baby.

 

To enroll in your local BABY & ME-Tobacco Free Program,
Contact the Mahoning County District Board of Health
(330) 270-2855 ext. 125

This program is provided in partnership with: The National BABY & ME –Tobacco Free Program.
For more information log on to: www.babyandmetobaccofree.org
or the Quit Line: 1-800-QUIT-NOW/ (1-800-784-8669)