Tobacco Smoke and School Absences

When kids get sick, they miss school. A recent study confirmed that kids who lived with one or more smokers miss more school each year than kids who don’t live with a smoker.


Tobacco Smoke and Pregnancy

Smoking during pregnancy slows down your baby’s growth. Quitting early in pregnancy is best, but no matter how far along you are, quitting now will benefit you and your baby.


Secondhand Smoke in St. Louis

Smoking is still the #1 cause of preventable deaths in the United States. In St. Louis City, 27% of adults are currently smokers. That’s more than 1 out of every 4 people! In fact, the rate of smoking in St. Louis City is one of the highest in the country.


How to Reduce or Eliminate Your Child’s Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

If you are a smoker, the best way to protect your family from secondhand smoke is to quit. Whether you’re ready to quit or just thinking about it, Smoke Free St. Louis Kids is here to help.