Talking about smoking in pregnancy
The harmful effects of smoking in pregnancy are well known. Worryingly, younger mothers are five times more likely to smoke during pregnancy
45% of pregnant women under the age of 20 smoke, compared with just 9% of those over the age of 30.
Talking about smoking in pregnancy is a resource for health professionals to help you understand the attitudes, beliefs and real stories behind the statistics. It provides tips and strategies for encouraging pregnant teenagers to quit smoking and engage with stop smoking services.
The resource covers:
- the impacts of cigarette smoke in pregnancy
- Tommy’s research with young pregnant women who smoke
- the new guidelines from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE)
- strategies for effective communication
- problem solving with a pregnant teenager
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Find out more
To find out more about Tommy's work against smoking visit our Health campaigns section.
Our Healthy pregnancy section has more information on the effects of smoking in pregnancy, and ways to get help quitting, including video clips and animations.