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  • sandra
04/12/2012 10:55 AM
Im not here to promote the company that helped me with their laser light program. Im here to thank them is all. Thanks you guys! 1 year free and have never felt better!
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  • amber
810/26/2015 6:22 PM
When I began typing this out I had a very long submission but the system timed out. Ha-so here is the short version. I am 29 weeks pregant and have not been able to kick cigarettes. I am ashamed, I feel guilty and the cigarettes are beating me down further and further. I have so many reasons why I have made excesuces for myself to not be successful in the non smoking journey. I have quit for 7 days before and tomorrow i will be trying to do it again. I hope my guilt will hopefully no longer haunt me and I can move foward in my life with out giving the tobacco industries the upperhand. I hope tomorrow I can be successful and report success to you readers in the coming days. Thanks for allowing me to share my words.
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  • Pregnets Coordinator
012/23/2015 2:49 PM
Hi Everyone, The Pregnets Team would like to extend our warmest wishes for the holiday season and the new year! We hope everyone enjoys a stress-free and smoke-free holiday season. We would also like to take this time to express our sincere thanks for all your continued support and involvement in the Discussion Board. Because of you, all members of the Pregnets community have been able to share their stories in a safe space and have been inspired to make healthy choices for themselves. We look forward to learning more about your quit journeys in the new year. The Pregnets Discussion Board will remain open throughout the holidays and you're welcome to share your thoughts, concerns, and feedback. The Pregnets Team will be back in the new year to address all your questions. Happy Holidays! :) ~Pregnets Team
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  • Pregnets Coordinator
012/23/2016 10:42 AM
Hi everyone, The Pregnets Team would like to share our season's greetings with everyone in the Pregnets community! We hope everyone enjoys a peaceful and smoke-free holiday season with loved ones. As 2017 is fast approaching, we hope the new year will bring new goals and new achievements toward a smoke-free year! The Pregnets Discussion Board will remain open throughout the holidays. We encourage you to actively engage with the Discussion Board and continue sharing your thoughts, stories, and feedback. The Pregnets Team will be back in the new year to address your questions by offering the information, resources, and support that you need. So feel free to browse our forums and throw in your two cents! Thank you to all members of the Pregnets community for your continued support and involvement in the Discussion Board. We are grateful for all those who shared their quit journeys and allowed this to be a safe and non-judgmental space for everyone! Happy Holidays! ~The Pregnets Team
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  • HappyForever
07/26/2012 1:11 PM
Slipping is my number one concern! I have been quit for a few months before but I was never able to stick to it. I really want to make sure I stick with it this time but it's soooo hard! I am always able to convince myself that one puff isn't that big of a deal and then before you know it I am a full blown smoker again! Now that I am writing this out I guess the obvious key would be just avoiding that one puff... If only I could think logically when I am having a bad craving and believe this then. Can anyone relate? HappyForever!!!!!!!
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  • Snuggles332
07/26/2012 1:20 PM
Hi everyone, What is everyone's oppinion. Do you have to quit before you get pregnant? How bad is it if you smoke the first few weeks? I would like to know everyone's oppinion....
8/29/2017 2:25 PMNoCommon Support Questions8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • PurplePink
010/19/2015 9:49 AM
this is the longest i've stayed quit...gives me confidence that I can keep going!! ??
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  • HappyForever
07/26/2012 1:07 PM
Hello! I am not quit yet but I know one of the toughest times for me will be right in the morning. I love having my morning herbal tea with a cigarette. Does any one have any suggestions on how I can deal with mornings? Mornings are tough enough as it is! :( HappyForever!!!!!!!
8/29/2017 2:25 PMNoCoping with Cravings8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • Pregnets Coordinator
012/10/2015 11:17 AM
Pregnets frequently receives questions and concerns about this topic. There is no clear answer to this question because every woman's body is different. However, it is important to keep in mind that gaining weight during pregnancy is healthy and necessary. The health benefits of quitting smoking far outweigh the risk associated with weight gain from quitting. Before, during and after pregnancy, a woman can keep a healthy body weight by eating healthy food, exercising and reducing or quitting smoking. Doctors, nurses, midwives and doulas can help women plan how to eat well and keep active. You can learn more from the Pregnets website pages on exercise and nutrition. If you feel comfortable sharing, we would love to learn about your experiences with this topic. Feel free to add to this discussion or start your own! Let us know if you have any questions :) ~ Pregnets Team
8/29/2017 2:25 PMNoSmoking Cessation and Weight-Gain8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • Ittibittikitti
02/21/2014 2:28 PM
Hi there, just joining the group. I like to quit smoking completely. My quit date is February 23,2014. Don't have any quit plans but reading on it. I was my baby to be as healthy as possible so I would like to quit ASAP. I feel like a terrible mother to be cuz I've been smoking throughout my pregnancy and I desperately want to stop
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  • MomPatrol
11/13/2017 2:27 PM
Ive been reading a lot of things on some Mommy blogs and apparently there are some studies out there that says drinking just little bit of wine is actually ok in pregnancy. I don�t know what to think so I thought I shud come here and ask a professional. i want to be really healthy for my baby but I don�t wanna give up everything if I don�t have to you know?
Pregnets Coordinator1/13/2017 3:17 PMNoCommon Support Questions8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • Sheena5689
210/21/2016 10:41 AM
Hi there! I'm in my 2 tri-mester and I quit smoking cigarettes!! but i still deal with craving so I switched to ecigs because I thought it's healthier. but now I'm hearing its actually worse for me?
Kelly.11/11/2016 10:36 AMNoCoping with Cravings8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • Kelly.
29/22/2016 2:56 PM
Two months ago, I had a beautiful baby girl and I'm very greatful dont get me wrong. but I've been feeling really down lately. My mom told me that its normal to have baby blues after. But I've just been feeling tired and losing my sleep and feeling really depressed a lot more. I'm so tempted to start smoking again.
Kelly.9/22/2016 4:45 PMNoCoping with Withdrawal Symptoms8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • Jazmin
18/4/2016 11:19 AM
The only time I getto smoke is in my car bc it's my alone time. I'm careful not to smoke when my kiddies are with me. Someone told me smoking in my car is bad for my kids evenif their not in the car...is that true?
Pregnets Coordinator8/4/2016 11:58 AMNoForum for New Users & General Discussion8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • sally123
16/2/2016 10:09 AM
I couldn't quit smoking completely when I was pregnant... it made my baby's birth harder. I don't even know if I should still try to quit or even if there is a point now that my baby is born?? :(
Pregnets Coordinator6/2/2016 4:29 PMNoCommon Support Questions8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • Dizzygirl3
15/12/2016 10:44 AM
2 weeks ago I found out i'm pregnant and i know that smoking is rlly bad for the baby so i'm planning to quit this month for sure!! but so far when i try to quit, I get all these headaches and feel dizzy. I don't know what to do :( I want to go on the patch but i'm not sure if it's safe to use for pregnancy...Should I do it?
Pregnets Coordinator5/12/2016 11:27 AMNoWho's quitting this month?8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • A006
410/26/2015 1:52 PM
Smoke Free Days: 48 Cigarettes Not Smoked: 243 + Life Gained: 4 days, 3 hours, 7 minutes, 56 seconds I guess this this a good start. Its not easy, but can be done.
Maya3/30/2016 10:11 AMNoStats Parade8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • runningirl117
23/2/2016 9:32 AM
So here's the thing. I quit smoking for about 4 weeks now, I wanna make this a smooth pregnancy for my body so I started exercising (and I heard it's a good distraction for cravings). But it ends up being the opposite!! I�m finding myself getting really stressed out every time I go for a run. So @pregnets should I stop exercising? I really don't want to gain too much weight though. :O
runningirl1173/2/2016 3:56 PMNoSmoking Cessation and Weight-Gain8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • EverNeo
11/27/2016 2:25 PM
So I am 2 mo pregnant and smoking 4-5 cigarettes a day (it sucks i know but it's just so hard to quit cold turkey like she wants me to!!) I told my doctor that i completely quit but now I'm scared to tell the truth cuz i'm worried she'll judge me...but do I tell her? what should I do? -EverNeo
Pregnets Coordinator1/28/2016 1:12 PMNoCommon Support Questions8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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  • Nancyinnes
112/18/2015 3:25 PM
Day 5 Doesn't feel easier yet I am on the patch, maybe thats why.... I'm 32 weeks pregnant, I feel terrible for smoking but its so hard to quit. I cry at the drop of a dime, I have a lot of cravings still, does this get easier? Especia;;y as I am on the patch? Should I go off the patch? I think I will smoke if I dont have the patch on.....sooooo confused, I want to be free from this. I have 2 other kids and want to be healthy for them as well.... I tried cutting down, and would always find myself wanting to smoke more. I am enjoying the freedom a bit though, not stressing about when I can sneak in the next cigarette, I am happy I am no longer smoking, but its just hard....night time is the hardest I find, I am irritable, emotional, and having cravings. I think about giving up, but then think about having to start over again and I feel like that would be a waste of effort. Need some encouragement
Pregnets Coordinator12/22/2015 9:45 AMNoCoping with Withdrawal Symptoms8/29/2017 1:56 PM
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