Proactive telephone peer support to help pregnant women stop smoking.

@article{Solomon2000ProactiveTP,
  title={Proactive telephone peer support to help pregnant women stop smoking.},
  author={Laura J. Solomon and Roger H. Secker-Walker and Brian S. Flynn and Joan M. Skelly and Eleanor L Capeless},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 Suppl 3},
  pages={III72-4}
}
Most strategies to help pregnant women stop smoking have relied on cessation advice provided by health care professionals during prenatal visits and/or printed materials designed to encourage self quitting. Two meta-analyses of smoking cessation studies conducted within health care facilities 2 revealed that repeated contact with multiple providers (physicians and non-physicians) in multiple formats (face-to-face, telephone, printed material) resulted in better cessation outcomes than single… CONTINUE READING