World
Smokefree
Day 2021

Commit to Quit 31st May 2021

Ihapera Ngawhika

Age: 33

Ethnicity: Māori, Rotorua (Te Arawa, Ngapuhi)

What kept me smoking for so long?

Help deal with stress anxiety, it's a social thing, and miss the habit

What made you start your stop smoking journey?

  • I was hapu, I knew it wasn't helping with my health, I didn't want to smell when baby arrives and want to live a healthier lifestyle when she arrives
  • So much better on the other side, you can do it!!
  • Breath a lot better
  • That I've not had one for this long and my baby won't be born with a stinky mum

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