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Did you know?

If you're thinking about starting a family, quitting will improve your chances of conceiving and having a healthy pregnancy.

Why Quit?: The Benefits of Quitting Smoking

Now is the perfect time to quit smoking. Here are some of the benefits for you when you quit smoking and stay smoke-free:

  • Gives you more energy and helps you breathe more easily.
  • Saves you money that you can spend on other things: if you smoke one pack a day, quitting can save you over $2,000 per year.  Check out this interactive calculator to see how much you can save by quitting.
  • Makes your clothes, hair, and home smell better
  • Makes your food taste better.
  • Lets you feel good about what you've done for yourself.
  • Helps prevent heart disease and cancer, the leading causes of death in women.
  • Helps prevent colds and serious illnesses like bronchitis and pneumonia.
  • There are countless health benefits associated with quitting tobacco; please click here for more information.

QuitlineNC is available to support you and help you quit for good.  Calls are free, confidential, and available to all North Carolinians.