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Quit Smoking for Baby and You

Prenatal Smoking Cessation
If you are pregnant, quit smoking. If you need help quitting, contact the QuitLine (1-800-QUIT-NOW) or your doctor.

 

 

The Colorado QuitLine has a special program to help pregnant women quit smoking during pregnancy and stay smoke-free after the baby is born. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) to learn how to quit tobacco today! Be sure to tell them you are pregnant so you can participate in the special program.

 

This FREE program provides:

  • As many as nine FREE personal coaching calls available from the start of the pregnancy through the postpartum period

  • The same, specially trained coach throughout your quit process

  • Text messaging for support during your quit process

  • Rewards that can be used to purchase items for yourself and/or your baby

    • $5 per completed call during pregnancy (up to $25) 

    • $10 per completed call after your baby is born (up to $40)

 

The Colorado QuitLine is a FREE telephone-based coaching program available to Colorado residents 15 years of age and older who are ready to quit smoking. Clients who call the QuitLine will be asked a few basic questions to enroll in the program.

 

Free nicotine replacement therapy (patches or lozenges) is available to smokers 18 years of age and over and medically eligible. A prescription for nicotine replacement therapy is required for smokers who are pregnant.

Tobacco Cessation Campaign Materials for Pregnant Women

The Colorado QuitLine (1-800-QUIT-NOW) has a free program tailored to the needs of pregnant women. FREE client materials about quitting tobacco and the special QuitLine program are available at www.cohealthresources.org. Select “Tobacco – Cessation QuitLine” from the menu on the left hand side, then select “Pregnant Women” under the dropdown menu for Audience at the top of the page.

 

  

Prenatal Smoking Cessation Websites for Professionals

 

Colorado Data on Tobacco Use During Pregnancy

 

Tobacco Cessation Trainings