Quit smoking together

Every cigarette you smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals, so smoking when you are pregnant or smoking around a pregnant woman harms the baby. Most pregnant smokers know this and try very hard to quit smoking. But quitting is even harder when partners, family members and friends are smoking around them.

We understand it is not easy to quit smoking, but we are here to help support you, your partner and other family members to quit smoking together. 

What you need to know: 

  • We do not judge. 
  • Support is available across Derby and Derbyshire - we are here to help you.
  • We can help you, your partner and family members - we provide support to everyone.

Two services operate in Derby and Derbyshire. Live Life Better serves residents across the county and Livewell Derby supports residents who are living in the city.

More information about your local services 

Derbyshire residents can access free stop smoking services. If you're a Derbyshire resident (excluding Derby city), you can access support through Live Life Better Derbyshire or by calling 0800 0852299.

If you're a Derby city resident, you can access support to stop smoking Livewell Derby or by calling 01332 641254 to find out more about the services and support and to register.

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Both Live Life Better Derbyshire and Livewell Derby offer a range of support to help you, your partner and family members stop smoking, including:

In addition, pregnant women will get a personal one hour one-to-one appointment to provide more specialist support.

Useful resources

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Why cutting down is not enough

This video explains why it is not enough to just ‘cut down’ on cigarettes when pregnant

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Everything you need to know about smoking when pregnant

We give you the hard facts - just in case you need that extra push to quit.

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Products for pregnant smokers

Here is a list of products which can help you quit and stay smoke free

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Get help to stop smoking

Want to stop smoking but not sure how? This link provides information as to the ways in which you can stop smoking and where you can get more advice and support in doing so.

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Smoking during pregnancy and reasons to stop

Are you aware of the risks of smoking during pregnancy? Follow the link to understand more about smoking during pregnancy, the hidden risks and reasons to stop.

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The impact of smoking in pregnancy and how to stop

Here, you can find out more about the impact that both first-hand and second-hand smoking can have on your unborn baby and where you can get support to quit for good.

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