Health program offers free diapers to pregnant smokers who kick habit

February 2, 2015 3:36 PM

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Health program offers free diapers to pregnant smokers who kick habit

AKRON, Ohio – Pregnant smokers in one northeast Ohio county can get free diapers in exchange for permanently kicking the habit through a new health program there.

Summit County’s Baby & Me-Tobacco Free aims to reduce premature births and infant mortality. The Akron Beacon Journal reports studies have linked smoking during pregnancy to pre-term labor and health problems for infants.

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