Our Smoking in
About our service
Quitting smoking when you are pregnant is the most important
step you can take to make sure you have a healthy and happy pregnancy and to
give you baby the best start in life.
The Rotherham smoking in pregnancy team is a free specialist
service to support women to stop smoking during their pregnancy.
Many women who want to give up smoking often feel guilty
that they smoke. The stop smoking team knows how hard it can be to quit smoking
and doesn’t judge women who smoke. You are four times more likely to quit
smoking with our help.
How can we help?
All women who smoke will be referred to the smoking in
pregnancy team. You will be given an appointment at a time and place that suits
you to ensure you get the help that you need.
The smoking in pregnancy team can provide you with the
- Weekly face to face visits
- Telephone support
- Free nicotine replacement treatment and
information on using the e-cigarette
- Support throughout your pregnancy and postnatal
It is never too late to stop smoking during pregnancy.
Everyone has their own reasons to quit, we will explore these with you and help
you to stay on the right track!
How to get support
Ask your midwife , doctor or health professional at any
point in your pregnancy to refer you to the smoking in pregnancy team.
Make your appointment by phoning 01709 423729 and ask for an appointment with the smoking in
You are more likely to quit, and stay quit, if those around
you stop smoking too. If your partner, family or friends also wish to quit they
can get help and support from Get Health Rotherham. Find out more here: www.gethealthyrotherham.co.uk/Service/29/stop-smoking