We know that smoking in pregnancy isn’t good but how exactly does it affect our baby in our womb. We asked Dr Hung the Nguyen from Bunurong Health Service to explain what happens.
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Sally and her baby’s life changed after she quit tobacco and so can yours
Sally, a proud Gamilaraay (Kamilaroi) woman, quit smoking as soon as she found out she was pregnant. She smoked tobacco for 5 years on and off, since she was a teenager. “My life changed after I quit smoking because my focus changed, my life didn’t revolve around smoking. I didn’t want that for my child,Continue reading “Sally and her baby’s life changed after she quit tobacco and so can yours”
Shield our Bubups from Tobacco
Bubup is the Woi Wurrung word for baby and young children. Woi Wurrung is the language of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. The artwork by Ian Harrison (Gunai Kunai) was commissioned to represent how families feel about the harms tobacco. Ian represented this as a shield to show that Aboriginal families protect theirContinue reading “Shield our Bubups from Tobacco”
Shar quit smoking late in pregnancy and you can too
Shar, a proud Wurundjeri mother of 3 gorgeous boys, shares her quit story. She started smoking around 17 and smoked for 10 years. She tried to quit smoking many times in the past, even out trying Champix and Nicotine patches. She quit smoking cold turkey when she was pregnant with Jonathon, her second son. “IContinue reading “Shar quit smoking late in pregnancy and you can too”