Alcohol, Pregnancy and Partner Support

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Many partners want to support their pregnant partners. Service providers can involve partners, directly and indirectly, by:

• Including information about how partners can support women in both preconception and prenatal materials

• Asking women if they would like to invite their partner or a close family member or friend to their next appointment to discuss how they can support them in achieving an alcohol-free pregnancy, as well as making healthy choices overall

• Sharing suggestions of how soon-to-be parents can be supportive of their pregnant partners. Encourage partners to ask pregnant women what kind of support they need to avoid alcohol, reduce stress and still have fun.

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