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Hi, anyone going thru the same situation as me?
I just realize that I'm preggy last few days. But still not able to quit smoking immediately. But decide to quit once I finished with my last pack.
hi me too and im 7 weeks plus pregnant. after you hear your baby's heartbeat, i think you will think twice before smoking.(:
Was smoking heavily 6 mths into my 1st pregnancy; didn't manage to quit due to bad discipline and bloody high stressed job...
Luckily, still managed to have a wonderful girl at 19 mths now that's active
Only managed to go cold turkey when having my #2.
The difference in sizes between them is obvious... #2 ; now at 5 mths, is much heavier and bigger in size than my elder at that age...
No ciggies definitely much better for their growth wise...:/
The plus is of course the extra moo ull save.. haha... Works out to more than 300 bucks a month for me to splurge on them
Last edited by engel; 13-12-2011 at 10:37 PM.
But from what I heard from smokers friends who to pregnant,
They online smoke and gradually at a certain stage will not feel like
Smoking at all already. Maybe because baby cannot take the smell(;
Scheduled it purposely after 7 weeks caus can scan and hear heartbeat. If not,
I think it's a bit of waste of money.. So my next gynae visit is 3 weeks after. Should be 10weeks already. Hopefully can see the hands and legs(: Where do you go to check?
Going back to the original topic, its not easy to just quit, especially because I've always been a firm believer that you quit smoking for yourself and because you want to do it, not because someone else demands that of you or due to circumstances.
But having a baby... its one of those things that you know you have to do. I managed to pull through because of great supportive colleagues who constantly rejected my pleas to 'just have one stick'. Within 2 weeks, the craving was no longer there... weeks & months later, the urge still comes back, but perhaps mainly because it's something I absolutely can't have (unlike alcohol, where you can still sip a little and it's fine!).
All it takes is a little determination & willpower. And a little help from the people around you. And you'll get through it. After all, its just for 9 months, and its healthier (not to mention cheaper) to stop smoking! Wishing you ladies all the best in your pregnancy!
I'm a smoker mummy too. I only smoke 1 stick in the day and a few puffs before sleep. Cos really cannot take it. I'm between 4 weeks - 6 weeks.
now slowing down to a full stop.