The Medicaid Tobacco Cessation Program provides support and information to help pregnant women quit using tobacco. Women are given an opportunity to participate in this program without cost. If you are pregnant and use tobacco, please talk to your HPR about this program at 1-866-608-9422.

Risks of Using Tobacco While Pregnant

  • Miscarriage
  • Placenta previa
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Premature birth
  • Low birth weight
  • Lung problems
  • Learning disabilities
  • Higher incidence of SIDS
  • Chronic disabilities

Babies exposed to cigarette smoke after birth suffer from increased chances of pneumonia, asthma and SIDS.

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Tobacco Cessation Benefits for Medicaid Members

All Medicaid members are eligible for a variety of free services through the Utah Tobacco Quit Line.

Utah Tobacco Quit Line: 1-800-QUIT-NOW