Benefit of Blogging #1: Opportunity for Self-Reflection!

Here at Pregnets, we want to make sure we are helping our users – including pregnant women, postpartum mothers, families and support networks, and health care providers – as best as we can. Since we wrapped up the Pregnets blog in July, we took some time to speak with 5 women about their experiences blogging for Pregnets. The following is the first in a series of blog posts highlighting some of the major lessons we learned from our conversations with our bloggers.

Lesson #1: Blogging is a great way to self-reflect! Continue reading

Thank you from Pregnets!

Dear readers,

We are so proud of the incredible year we’ve had with the Pregnets blog! As the first phase of the blog wraps up, we wanted to express our gratitude for the incredible support we’ve received over the past year.

Thank you bloggers!
We want to thank our bloggers, Deborah, Llew, Lucy, Melissa, Nathalie, Ruma, and Tracie, for sharing their heartfelt reflections with the Pregnets community. The Pregnets Team was thrilled to learn that the writing process helped our bloggers in their quit journeys and that they may continue to share their stories with Pregnets from time to time to update us on the new successes and challenges they face along the way.

Thank you supporters! Continue reading

Call for the Next Round of Pregnets Bloggers

Pregnets is beginning the search for the next round of bloggers to write about their experiences related to pregnancy and smoking.

The role will begin in January 2015 and will last for 6 months. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until January. For more details, including the application please see this link:

https://www.nicotinedependenceclinic.com/English/Pages/Bloggers.aspx

 

 

Solitary? …Voluntary!

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”

-Dr. Seuss

The above quote highlights a couple of facts that links a personal meaning to me and my smoking habit. When I read the above quote, it mentions “You’re on your own” this is how I feel about smoking. Smoking has always been a private aspect of my life; I do not disclose my smoking to anyone. I did not tell my family doctor, friends, or colleagues at work that I smoked. Continue reading