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Special quitting help for pregnant women includes:
The Pennsylvania Free Quitline offers additional support to women during their pregnancy and postpartum period. Participants who qualify for this program receive up to 10 individual coaching calls and over $100 monetary incentives for completing the coaching calls through their pregnancy and postpartum period. Follow up calls at three, six, and twelve months help Moms quit, and stay quit, for good.The Pennsylvania Free Quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Tobacco Free Adagio Health also provides additional support tools and monetary incentives for pregnant and postpartum women that are seeking to quit nicotine products.
Information on quitting, mood, stress, body weight, and more for women at all stages of life, including pregnancy
Free or low-cost quit counseling for pregnant women through Medicaid
Support a Quitter
Most pregnant women who smoke want to quit, but quitting isn’t always easier during pregnancy. What’s more, if you’re pregnant and still smoking, you may feel ashamed and alone.
The right kind of support can help a pregnant woman to get through the unique challenges of quitting during this phase of life. Special guidance is available for you and for the people around you. These resources include:
This information was provided from the websites below:
The Southwest PA Wellness Partners Coalition is a multi-county effort created to address the diverse issue of tobacco use in the southwestern health district of Pennsylvania.