A better Medway

Smoking in pregnancy

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

Following government advice we are currently running a reduced service from the Smokefree Advice Centre.

Blooming Bumps is suspended until further notice.

For a replacement telephone support service contact us by: 

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Blooming Bumps

Blooming Bumps is here to support you through your pregnancy so that you and your baby get off to the best start.

Find out how to look after yourself and your baby in a relaxed and friendly group setting. Over eight weeks your Blooming Bumps advisor will go through:

  • tips for bonding with your baby, even before they are born
  • smoking and the impact it can have on you and your baby 
  • managing stress and anxiety
  • eating healthily 
  • feeding your baby 
  • first aid for your baby
  • looking after your baby  

Upcoming dates and locations 

Date: Friday 13 March 2020 to Friday 15 May 2020
Time: 9.30am to 11.30am
Location: Strood Family Hub, Clifton Close, Strood ME2 2HG.

Book your place

Call us for free on 0800 234 6805. Please note that we are only able to offer a Blooming Bumps place to expectant mums who are currently smoking.   

Specialist service

We provide a specialist service for pregnant women wanting to stop smoking. Our friendly advisers offer one-to-one appointments at various times and locations in Medway. Partners or other family members can attend with you and we also provide home visits.

We understand the challenges that women face when trying to quit smoking and we tailor our service to meet your needs.

It is our aim to provide a relaxed and discreet environment where you feel comfortable to discuss your smoking habits. This specialist support is free and confidential.

For more information call 0800 234 6805 or 07990 583 195 for an informal chat with Fareeda, our Smoking in Pregnancy specialist.

You can also email medwaystopsmokingservice@nhs.net or text QUIT to 81025.

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