For Health Care Providers: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Pregnancy
What are electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)?
What makes up the “vapor” that is produced by ENDS?
Are ENDS less harmful for pregnant women than regular cigarettes?
Can secondhand aerosol from ENDS harm others?
What should I tell my pregnant patient who wants to use ENDS to quit smoking?
What should I tell a postpartum mother who wants to use ENDS as an alternative to returning to smoking?
Dual Use of Tobacco Products
Information from CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health.
Information from the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.
Smoking Cessation for Pregnancy and Beyond: A Virtual Clinic
This is an interactive web-based program designed for health care professionals to improve their skills in assisting pregnant women to quit smoking. Up to 5.25 hours of continuing education credits can be earned by completing the practicum that was developed by the Interactive Media Laboratory, Dartmouth Medical School in collaboration with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Page last reviewed: July 21, 2016
- Page last updated: July 21, 2016
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