‘Mixed messaging’ around drinking alcohol while pregnant, says RCM

The Royal College of Midwives has warned of ‘mixed messaging’ after a study revealed that midwives are giving different advice around alcohol consumption during pregnancy.   One

WHO: In Europe, people continue to consume more alcohol than in any other place in the world

Press release: 4 September 2019, Copenhagen, Denmark A recent WHO report shows that rates of harmful alcohol consumption in Europe have not dropped as expected,

Pan America Health Organization (PAHO) launches online course to address alcohol use in pregnancy

Alcohol Use, Women’s Health and Pregnancy: Comprehensive Approaches to Preventing Problems Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure General purpose: The purpose of this self-learning course is

BBC: Conversation boosts honesty over drinking in pregnancy, study finds

A “conversational approach” is the most successful way of encouraging honest disclosure of drinking habits by pregnant women, a new study says. This contrasts with

Pregnant Women’s Risk Perception of the Teratogenic Effects of Alcohol Consumption in Pregnancy

by Isabel Corrales-Gutierrez, Ramon Mendoza, Diego Gomez-Baya and Fatima Leon-Larios  J. Clin. Med. 2019, 8(6), 907; https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm8060907 There is ample evidence of the teratogenic effects of prenatal alcohol exposure, with long-term consequences throughout

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