Dating your pregnancy
The smoke you inhale can also affect how your unborn baby grows, resulting in a low birth weight.
It’s never too late to give up, and if you need help, talk to your midwife or doctor.
Even after this, don’t drink more than one unit or two units of alcohol, once or twice a week.You should have your booking appointment by the time you're 10 weeks pregnant, but it may happen any time between eight weeks and 12 weeks.Your booking appointment may last up to two hours and could take place at your home, at a hospital, clinic or your GP’s surgery.You need to be careful about taking medicines, even over-the-counter ones. Talk to your GP or midwife about any prescription medicines you’re taking and ask your pharmacist for advice when buying over-the-counter remedies.Smoking during pregnancy puts you at higher risk of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy and premature labour.