Live Webinar: Tobacco Use and Pregnancy - Jan 23

Posted on January 10, 2019

The Maine CDC, Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control program would like to invite you to a free webinar January 23, 2018. This webinar will discuss the health concerns associated with the use of tobacco products during pregnancy and postpartum, as well as providing strategies to help.

(Tobacco use is directly associated with the top 4 causes of infant mortality in the U.S.)

Presenter: Edward Perka, CASAC, TTS. MaineHealth, CTI
Host: Maine CDC-Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control Program
Date/Time: 1/23/18 3 p.m.-4 p.m.
Webinar objectives:
Outline harmful effects of tobacco and nicotine on the fetus and newborn
Health risks associated with Second and Third hand smoke exposure
E-cigarettes and Vaping
Evidence-based treatments for nicotine and addiction in the perinatal period
Review effective approaches with new mothers - Conversation starters/strategies
Discuss referral to the Maine Tobacco HelpLine