Tobacco Use and Pregnancy: Resources

Resources for Smokers and Their Families

1-800-Quit-ow. Free call. Free quit coach. Free quit plan.


Provides support in quitting, including free quit coaching, a free quit plan, free educational materials, and referrals to local resources.

Smokefree WomenExternal
Provides information and resources on quitting smoking targeted at pregnant and non-pregnant women.

Provides general resources for smokers to quit

Become an EX: For pregnant and postpartum smokersExternal
A quit smoking program developed by the American Legacy Foundation.

Stay Away from TobaccoExternal
Provides general resources for quitting smoking and smokeless tobacco from the American Cancer Society.

Resources for Providers

Clinicians can try evidence-based protocolsExternal for treating tobacco users or customize their own Million Hearts® Tobacco Cessation ProtocolExternal template.

Talk with your doctor, Tips from Former Smokers
Campaign resources, including posters, videos, and factsheet, for the hard-hitting ads from the Tips from Former Smokers media campaign. The ads show people living with the real and painful consequences of smoking.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: Smoking CessationExternal
Smoking cessation resources for patients and providers.

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 UpdateExternal
Clinical Practice Guidelines, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence is designed to assist clinicians; smoking cessation specialists; and health care administrators, insurers, and purchasers in identifying and assessing tobacco users and in delivering effective tobacco dependence interventions. This site also has clinician resources such as a quick reference guide, tear sheets for primary and prenatal care providers, and consumer materials.

Presents evidence-based information about the treatment of tobacco dependence.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)External
Provides tools and resources to help clinicians and communities; supports research and policy development to create a healthy environment for children, adolescents, and families.