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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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Pregnancy Drinking Linked to Youth Deaths

WA’s Kimberley region is battling with the scourge of alcohol abuse, and that includes among pregnant women. Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder is a major problem in the area and has been linked to mental health problems and youth suicide. A

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