Testing the feasibility and efficacy of a tobacco control strategy for parents of newborns

The Foundation's program, Smoke-Free Families: Innovations to Stop Smoking During and Beyond Pregnancy, was designed as a multi-component strategy to improve current clinical practice and advance the field into the next generation of smoking cessation techniques for childbearing women.The purpose of this project is to: (1) test the feasibility of implementing a systems-level tobacco control strategy for postpartum mothers and fathers initiated during the postpartum hospitalization; and (2) pilot test the short-term efficacy of this theory-driven parental tobacco control strategy implemented within a major childbirth center.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $250,000.00

Awarded on: 8/26/2004

Time frame: 9/1/2004 - 12/31/2007

Grant Number: 51803


General Hospital Corporation-Massachusetts General Hospital

55 Fruit Street
Boston, 02114-2696


Jonathan P. Winickoff
Project Director