Drop-Down Menu
Pregnancy Brochure
We strongly recommend that all pregnant women stop smoking or, if this is impossible, cut down as much as possible. Exposure to secondary smoke also must be minimized. Cigarette smoke contains a variety of poisons including nicotine, cyanide, and carbon monoxide, all of which cross over the placenta to the baby. In addition, cigarette smoking has been associated with an increased risk for miscarriage, stillbirth, fetal growth retardation, and sudden infant death syndrome.

This may be your best opportunity to give up the smoking habit. Please feel free to discuss smoking cessation with us.
For general information or questions, please email us. Please note: Clinical questions cannot be answered via email due to the current HIPAA Regulations. Notice: All pages and their content are provided as information only. This is not a substitute for medical care or your doctor's attention. Please seek the advice of your doctor.
Copyright © 2018 Professionals for Women‘ Health.