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Smokefree homes

Protecting your child’s health

Smoking near your children can significantly affect not only your health but also your child's health.

If you want to smoke, then it is best to take 7 steps outside your home to ensure it does not affect your children.

Remember - it is also important to have a smokefree car at all times as exposure to the chemicals in secondhand smoke is increased in a confined space even with the windows open!

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Keep your home smokefree


Smoking anywhere near your children affects their health as well as yours.


Opening a window or standing by the door is not enough to protect children from the effects of smoking.


Step away from the house to ensure you are protecting your children.

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