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Tobacco Cessation Support in Pregnancy

Tobacco Cessation Support in Pregnancy

GET HELP TO QUIT SMOKING WHILE PREGNANT

The Sandhills Center Tailored plan has health programs to help you improve your health goals. If you are pregnant and smoke, now is the best time to quit. Sandhills Center can help you have a healthier baby through our program called Tobacco Cessation Support in Pregnancy. You can get help to quit by calling Optum Quitline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

SMOKING IS HARMFUL TO YOUR BABY

Smoking can affect your baby’s ability to grow. Babies born too small can have health problems and may have to stay in the hospital longer.

Any exposure to smoking can be harmful. If you do not smoke but are around people who smoke, you may be at risk for early delivery. Babies exposed to secondhand smoke are at risk of dying from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as SIDs. Nicotine, a toxic chemical found in cigarettes, can put babies at higher risk for death as compared to other causes.  

Secondhand smoke also can cause:

READY TO QUIT? WE CAN HELP

The Sandhills Center Tailored Plan wants to help you gain skills to make it easier to quit. We have partnered with Optum Quitline to give you a better chance for success.

Call Optum Quitline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Additional support is available for people who have mental illnesses and are trying to quit smoking. Call Member & Recipient Services: 1-800-256-2452 (TTY: 1-866-518-6778)