Smoking and Alcohol Use During Pregnancy (PB-0697)
Pregnancy & Birth • 20m
From the time you find out you’re pregnant, you want to give your baby the best start in life. However, unhealthy lifestyle choices and addictions can have a serious impact on the growth and development of your unborn baby. This impact can sometimes happen before you even know you’re pregnant. It’s hard to imagine how everything you put in your body—whether it’s inhaled or swallowed—can affect her! Changing lifestyle habits and overcoming addictions is tough, and it takes strength, perseverance, and often outside help. This video will cover the effects of smoking and drinking alcohol during pregnancy. It will cover how these activities affect your developing baby, your pregnancy, and you. It will also cover some of the long-term, developmental issues your child may face after exposure to these harmful chemicals. This video will offer tips on how to successfully quit smoking and drinking.