How to Stop Smoking While Pregnant

As we know, smoking during pregnancy will have a negative impact on the fetus. Therefore, these bad habits you must immediately leave. This is not easy, but there are a few tips that can help you stop smoking, for the health of your baby :

Asking the people closest to not smoke around you

This will facilitate you to suppress the desire to smoke. You can make health and safety of the fetus as a reason to ask people not to smoke near you.

Avoid situations and conditions that trigger the urge to smoke

If you've often congregate at the coffee shop with friends for a chat while enjoying a puff of cigarette smoke, now look for a place to gather that implement the smoking ban. For example, in the movies. Or, to shopping and recreation areas that are smoke-free area.

Hide all smoking paraphernalia

Keep, store, and hide all the things and objects that remind you of cigarettes from your view. For example, a collection of lighters, ashtrays, cigarette, cigar, and of course cigarettes. If you are determined to really quit smoking for ever, dispose of all the things that trigger your desire smoke.

Replace smoking with other activities

Look for other routine activities that minimize the possibility and the opportunity to enjoy a cigarette as a "friend." When you read a newspaper in the morning, for example, enjoy it while drinking a glass of fresh orange juice. After that, do a little exercise.

Use the nicotine patch

You can also use a nicotine patch that is shaped like a sticker. Simply attached to the surface of the skin, usually on the inner sleeve, for 24 hours straight. Therapy by using nicotine patches, on average takes about 2-3 weeks. Nicotine patches contain nicotine that is "released" into the body through the skin and blood vessels to meet the "needs" of the body. However, gradually reduced, until finally the body is no longer "wanted" nicotine.


Acupuncture therapy or full-blooded

In acupuncture, certain nerve points with needles and pressed on with his fingers full-blooded treatment. This will eliminate the body's desire for nicotine. Acupuncture therapy is usually performed 2 times a week, as much as 5-6 times.



Through hypnotherapy you will be trained to use the power of your own mind to resist the urge to smoke.

Laser therapy

Another way is to stop smoking with laser therapy, which uses infrared rays directed at one point in the ear. The goal is to turn off the sending of nerve stimuli that trigger the body's desire to obtain nicotine. Usually done as much as 3-5 times. Each time radiation therapy takes time for approximately 30 minutes.

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