Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Ben-Gurion U. researcher indicates nicotine replacement is safer for pregnant women than smoking

(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) Smoking during pregnancy is the most significant, preventable risk factor for poor maternal and infant health outcomes. However, clinicians worldwide, including in the United States, report that they prescribe NRT at low levels due to lack of confidence and safety concerns. However, behavioral counseling combined with medication is the most effective smoking cessation strategy.