Skip Navigation

What Are the Risks of Smoking During Pregnancy?

What Are the Risks of Smoking During Pregnancy?


Please Note: By clicking a link to any resource listed on this page, you will be leaving the KidsHealth site.

Web SitePregnancy on
Helping pregnant women learn what they can do before, during, and after pregnancy to give babies a healthy start to life.

OrganizationAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
This site offers information on numerous health issues. The women's health section includes readings on pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum care, breast health, menopause, contraception, and more.

Web SiteThe National Partnership for Smoke-Free Families
Supported by the Robert Wood Johnson, this program offers information and advice on helping pregnant smokers quit.

This site contains facts and information about how to quit smoking.

This site includes links to online anti-smoking resources.

Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

© 1995- The Nemours Foundation. All rights reserved.

Images provided by The Nemours Foundation, iStock, Getty Images, Corbis, Veer, Science Photo Library, Science Source Images, Shutterstock, and