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In addition to the pregnancy and breastfeeding guideline there are three other guidelines. These guidelines include: reducing the risks of alcohol-related harm over the lifetime (Guidelines 1), reducing alcohol-related risks in a single occasion (Guideline 2) and guidelines for preventing harm to children and young people under 18 (Guideline 3).

Women Want to Know: Information for Health Professionals on pregnancy and alcohol

The leaflet Information for health professionals on pregnancy and alcohol details the information that should be provided to women who are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Videos on health professionals discussing alcohol consumption with pregnant women

The following videos show the experiences of women when discussing alcohol with their health professionals. These videos show that women feel reassured by the information they receive.

Video: General Practitioner discussing alcohol with pregnant woman who drank in her previous pregnancy.
Video: Midwife discussing alcohol with pregnant woman who had a binge drinking occasion.
Video: General Practitioner reflecting on the conversation with the pregnant woman who drank in her previous pregnancy.
Video: Midwife reflecting on the conversation with the pregnant woman who had a binge drinking occasion.