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Baby and Me Tobacco Free (BMTF)

BABY & ME Tobacco Free™ 

 

In 2017, 6.9% of pregnant women in the United States smoked during their pregnancy. Based on Indiana Birth Certificate Data, 13.5% of pregnant Hoosiers smoked during their pregnancy in 2017. In some Indiana counties, 40% of pregnant women admitted to using tobacco products prenatally.  

 

 In an effort to reduce maternal tobacco use, the Indiana State Department of Health is providing funding to 16 community organizations to implement BABY & ME Tobacco Free™. 

 

BABY & ME Tobacco Free™ (BMTF) is an evidence-informed tobacco cessation program for pregnant women and continues through her child’s first birthday.  

 

To qualify for enrollment, a woman must be pregnant and currently uses tobacco products or smoked daily within three months of becoming pregnant. There are no income or age requirements.  

 

With guidance from a Certified BMTF Facilitator, women are enrolled prenatally and participate in at least four prenatal tobacco cessation counseling sessions before giving birth. Education, support and biochemical testing with either a carbon monoxide (CO) monitor or saliva testing occur at each visit. The participant may qualify for up to two $25 Walmart gift cards prenatally, one for both sessions three and four, if they are tobacco-free at the visit. After the birth of the baby, the participant returns monthly to receive support and biochemical testing and, if proven to be tobacco free, receives $25 Walmart gift cards monthly for up twelve months postpartum.  

 

A supportive partner is also able to enroll into the program to help her quit. The partner can be any individual who lives in the same household as the pregnant woman and uses tobacco products (i.e. husband, partner, mother, sister, friend, etc.). During the postpartum period, this supportive partner may also earn a $25 Walmart diaper gift card at each monthly appointment as well. That is $50 in diapers and wipes earned within a single month by quitting tobacco products with a supportive partner! 

 

The $25 Walmart gift cards can be used at any Walmart store or online to purchase any brand or size of diapers and wipes. 

 

Indiana State Department of Health Funded

Baby & Me Tobacco Free Sites

Agency Name

Agency Address

Phone Number

Clark County Health Department

1301 Akers Avenue

Jeffersonville, IN 47130

(812) 282-7521

 

Community Health Network

Community Hospital East

1500 N Ritter Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46219

(317) 355 - 7137

Community Health Pavilion Washington

7910 E Washington Street

Indianapolis, IN 46219

(317) 355 - 3090

Community Health Pavilion Speedway

1011 N Main Street

Speedway, IN 46224

(317) 957-9000

Community Physician Network

4008 West Bethel Avenue

Muncie, Indiana 47034

(765) 298 - 4740

Jane Pauley Community Health Center

1210 B. Medical Arts Blvd.

Anderson, Indiana 46011

(765) 298 - 1707

Community Health & Wellness Center

St. Vincent Medical Group / WIC

2415 Mitchell Road

Bedford, IN 47421

(812) 279 - 6222

 

Elkhart County Health Department

Healthy Beginnings

1400 Hudson St.

Elkhart, IN 46516

(547) 523-2283

117 N. Second St.

Goshen, IN 46526

(547) 523-2283

109 E. Market St

Nappanee, IN 46555

(547) 523-2283

Family Services Society

Great Beginnings

Marion General Hospital

MGH Obstetrics & Gynecology

1419 W Bella Drive

Marion, IN 46953

(765) 660 - 7892

 

Healthier Moms & Babies

1025 W. Rudisill Blvd.

Fort Wayne IN 46807

(260) 469-4076

118 W. Mitchell St. #1

Kendallville, IN 46755

(260) 469-4076

Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County

Indianapolis Healthy Start

4087 Millersville Rd

Indianapolis

(317) 221 - 2342

Cottage Corner WIC

1434 Shelby St

Indianapolis

North Arlington WIC

2505 N Arlington Ave

Indianapolis

Rockville Rd WIC

7830 Rockville Rd

Indianapolis

W. 38th St WIC

5515 W 38th St

Indianapolis

 

Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition

1458 Oak Street, Suite B

Frankfort, IN 46041

(765) 659 - 6063

White County Memorial Hospital

720 S 6th St

Monticello, IN 47960

(765) 659 - 6063

Matrix LifeCare Center

938 Mezzanine Dr, Suite B

Lafayette, IN 47905

(765) 659 - 6063

Clinton County WIC Office

901 Prince William Rd

Delphi, IN 46923

(765) 659 - 6063

Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation

Martin County WIC

127 Water Street

Shoals, IN 47581

(812) 849 - 4447

Orange County WIC
204 E Main St

Paoli, IN 47454

(812) 849 - 4447

Washington County WIC

504 Reid Ave

Salem, IN 47167

(812) 849 - 4447

Crawford County WIC

6913 East State Road 64

Marengo, IN – 47140

(812) 849 - 4447

Harrison County WIC

241 Atwood St., Suite 205

Corydon, IN - 47112

(812) 849 - 4447

Johnson County WIC

600 Ironwood Drive, Suite I

Franklin, IN 46131

(317) 736 - 6628

MHP Medical Center

Maternity Care Center

2451 Intelliplex Dr

Shelbyville IN  46176

(317) 421 - 1985

Margaret Mary Health

321 Mitchell Ave,

Batesville, IN 47006

(812) 933 - 5275

Memorial Hospital of South Bend

Beacon Health Systems

South Bend, IN 46601

(574) 647 - 2169

Mental Health America

Hammond, IN 46320

(219) 937 - 7733

Monroe County Health Department

119 W. 7th Street

Bloomington, IN

(812) 349 - 2150

Valley Professionals Community Health Center

1530 N. 7th St., Suite 200

Terre Haute, IN 47802

(812) 478 - 4136

1702 Lafayette Ave.

Crawfordsville, IN 47933

(765) 362 - 5100

777 S. Main St.

Clinton, IN 47842

(812) 478 - 4136

Vanderburgh County Health Department

420 Mulberry Street

Evansville, IN  47713

(812) 435-2400