"When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on so long in the first place."
Just because you give birth does not mean you should start smoking again. Think of how hard you worked to get to where you are!! Think of how much you have improved your health by not smoking!! Do you really want to throw that all away?
Not to mention...
If you smoke after giving birth, you will still be
putting your baby's health at risk!
if you smoke outside, the smoke clings to your clothes and hair. When you hold your baby, he or she still breathes in all these cancer-causing chemicals in smoke. Also, if you smoke while you are breastfeeding, the chemicals in the cigarette are likely to be present in your breast milk.
Remember your smoke-free zones and ask others not to smoke
around you OR your baby!
Be prepared for the additional stressors of having a new baby in your home. Practice your new coping techniques and stress relievers. Remind yourself and others of your commitment to quit and why you want to stay smoke-free!
Don't just plan to Quit...
Plan to Stay Quit!
Giving Your Baby a Healthy Start
Doesn't End at Birth!