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Is it safer to taper off cigarettes or to quit smoking fast while pregnant?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Quit fast

The faster you quit the better. Better to use nicotine gum, patches, etc rather than continue smoking.
Ideally quitting cold turkey is best.

In brief: Quit fast

The faster you quit the better. Better to use nicotine gum, patches, etc rather than continue smoking.
Ideally quitting cold turkey is best.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Either/or use patch

The object is to get off nicotine so it quits affecting the baby.
Some data suggests a patch provides a more consistent & lower overall dose than the peaks that come with smoking.

In brief: Either/or use patch

The object is to get off nicotine so it quits affecting the baby.
Some data suggests a patch provides a more consistent & lower overall dose than the peaks that come with smoking.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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