The responsibility rests with patients to contact CANSA for assistance. Read more...

Video: Quit Smoking – Protect Our Youth

Second-hand smoke is particularly dangerous to children because their bodies are still developing. Smoking when you are with your children can increase their risk of cot death, ‘glue ear’ (most common form of deafness in children), respiratory illnesses such as asthma, middle ear and chest infections. It may even cause cancer later on in life.

If you are a smoker, do not expose your child to your smoke, especially in confined areas indoors and in cars.

Exposure to second hand smoke and smoking while pregnant are both linked to miscarriage, low birth weight and stillborn births. Babies who breathe in second hand smoke have a higher risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Read more about second hand smoke.

Queries CANSA

Click here for more info on our No Tobacco Campaign…


Leave a Comment

Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment from showing. There is no need to resubmit your comment.
Comments will be made public, should they be approved.

Do you have a question?
Book a counselling session

CANSA Tele Counselling

 0800 22 6622 Toll Free
 072 197 9305 English and Afrikaans
 071 867 3530 Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho and Siswati


  Find Your Care Centre

About Us | Get in Touch

1931 - 2021. 90 Year Anniversary

Sign up to receive news and updates: