First Breath’s Success

The First Breath Program continues to excel in its efforts to help pregnant women in Wisconsin quit smoking.

  • Over 15,000 women have participated in First Breath since 2000.
  • 85% of participants abstain, quit or cut down on their tobacco use (based on 2013 data).

Of the women who have completed three First Breath sessions:

  • an average of 31% remained smoke free or quit during their pregnancy,
  • an average of 55% were able to reduce their tobacco use.



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