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What is the best way to quit smoking during pregnancy?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine

In brief: By stopping

Nicotine substitution regimens may be potentially harmful but they are better than smoking.

In brief: By stopping

Nicotine substitution regimens may be potentially harmful but they are better than smoking.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Many ways

Tapering off cigarettes over the course of a week or two is probably the best way.
Nicotine replacement was once considered contraindicated in pregnancy, but this is no longer the case. Use of nicotine patches, lozenges, gum and other forms can be helpful. Your OB providers office probably has access to quit programs for pregnant women. Keep trying and good luck!

In brief: Many ways

Tapering off cigarettes over the course of a week or two is probably the best way.
Nicotine replacement was once considered contraindicated in pregnancy, but this is no longer the case. Use of nicotine patches, lozenges, gum and other forms can be helpful. Your OB providers office probably has access to quit programs for pregnant women. Keep trying and good luck!
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Just say no

From speaking to many many patients, the best way to stop smoking is "cold turkey".
Don't say in two days or just this last pack! just make up your mind and just stop. Ear acupuncture has been found to be helpful in helping to stop also.

In brief: Just say no

From speaking to many many patients, the best way to stop smoking is "cold turkey".
Don't say in two days or just this last pack! just make up your mind and just stop. Ear acupuncture has been found to be helpful in helping to stop also.
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Dr. Neeoo Chin
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