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Addressing A Pregnant Drinker

The federal government is stepping up efforts to stop Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder by addressing pregnancy drinking with $7 million in funding. Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder causes severe neurodevelopmental impairments as a result of brain damage from alcohol exposure in

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Clear Public Health Message – Abstain from Alcohol during Pregnancy

Despite the acceptable culture of pregnancy drinking which has prevailed in the past, the public health message is that zero alcohol is the only safe limit during pregnancy. Sadly many mixed messages about alcohol consumption during pregnancy have been spread

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Foetal Alcohol Illness Worse Than We Thought

A child health expert says the federal government should increase taxes on alcohol in order to combat the long term and hidden illnesses linked to drinking while pregnant. Collectively known as Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, the problems associated with drinking

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