Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program

The BABY & ME – Tobacco Free Program™ is an evidence based, smoking cessation program created to reduce the burden of tobacco on the pregnant and postpartum population. Pregnant women eligible to enroll into the program through Family Road Healthy Start Prenatal Clinic. Women attend four prenatal counseling cessation sessions to receive education and support for quitting smoking and staying quit, and test using a carbon monoxide (CO) monitor (breath test). At prenatal sessions 3 and 4, women may receive their first diaper, if they test tobacco free. After the birth of the baby, women return monthly to continue CO monitoring and if proven to be smoke-free, receive a monthly diapers or up to twelve months postpartum .A smoker who lives with the pregnant woman can also enroll into the program and if successfully quits smoking, may receive diapers.