Story by Hunter Calder, NZ Herald.

Fifteen seconds is all it takes to breathe into a smokerlyzer machine and start the journey to give up cigarettes.

For pregnant mother Nicole Paulse, the journey to stop once and for all has just begun.

She’s just signed up to a four-week programme in the Waikato and a smokerlyzer helps detect how much carbon monoxide is in her breath.

Read the full story on NZHerald.