The Surgeon General has issued a report that indicates that pregnant women who smoke increase the chances that their baby will be born with cleft palate or a cleft lip.
Independent, Southwestern Minnesota’s Daily Newspaper, reported, ahttp://tinyurl.com/q2r9pwj, the Surgeon General’s findings in honor of National Birth Defects month.
The article in the Independent did not discuss smoking cessation methods. Obviously pregnant women who smoke are not going to use drugs or the patch because of possible toxic effects to the baby. Willpower is effective about 6% of the time. Willpower with self-help books is effective about 9% of the time for smoking cessation. Hypnotherapy with NLP is effective up to 95% of the time according to research.