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Posted by: Want to know | 2008/06/10

Nicotine question

For how long after you quit smoking will nicotine still be present in your body? I've heard that you should stop smoking a year before you get pregnant as nicotine can stay in your body for up to a year and can harm the fetus. Is this true?

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A year is probably a long time. quitting a few months before or as soon as possible is good

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