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Benefits of Quitting Smoking During Pregnancy

For Baby:

  • Increases the amount of oxygen baby will get.
  • Lowers the risk that baby will be born too early.
  • Increases your chances of having a healthy baby.
  • Increases the chances your baby will come home from the hospital with you.

For You:

  • Gives you more energy and helps you breathe easier.
  • Saves you money you can spend on other things.
  • Makes your clothes, hair, and home smell better.
  • Lets you feel good about what you've done for yourself and your baby.

Every day that you don't smoke gives your baby a healthier start on life.

Oakland County Health Division has public health nurses available to make home visits and assist you with having a healthy pregnancy.  For more information call North Oakland County 248-858-1406 or Toll Free at 1-800-848-5533.