2019 World No Tobacco Day

Health and Wellness

Tobacco and Lung Health

Every year on May 31st,  World No Tobacco Day is observed to highlight the health and other risks associated with tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure – both of which can have severe impacts on pregnancies and babies.

Resources for WIC staff to learn and help educate participants about the dangers of tobacco use and secondhand smoke include CDC’s Tobacco and E-Cigarettes subtopic under their Breastfeeding page, and their Smoking & Tobacco Use page, which provides basic information as well as:

 

 

Quit Smoking Resources from CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers® campaign page (also available in Spanish) include:

On the WIC Works Resource System, search the keyword “smoking” or visit this past October’s Great American Smokeout page for more information and resources.

WIC participants can also find information on smoking and breastfeeding by searching this keyword on the WIC Breastfeeding Support site.

World No Tobacco Day
Developed by: HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention