Alcohol and Pregnancy: A practical guide for health professionals

Published online: 
02 September 2010

Summary

The purpose of this resource is to prompt and support primary care health professionals to:

  • ask women who are planning a pregnancy or are pregnant if they are drinking alcohol
  • provide brief advice about not drinking alcohol when planning a pregnancy or when pregnant and explain why
  • assist women who are having difficulty stopping, or whose drinking is problematic, and refer them to a specialist addiction treatment service.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    02 September 2010
  • Hardcopy date of publication:
    02 September 2010
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478-35995-4 (print) 978-0-478-35992-3 (online)
  • HP number:
    5133
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2010. Alcohol and Pregnancy: A practical guide for health professionals. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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