The ‘Women Want to Know’ project encourages health professionals to routinely discuss alcohol and pregnancy with women and to provide advice that is consistent with the National Health and Medical Research Council's Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol.
The ‘Women Want to Know’ project was developed by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) in collaboration with leading health professional bodies across Australia and is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health.
The Women Want to Know project includes the following resources for health professionals:
Online e-Learning coursesThere are three FREE online e-Learning courses with Continuing Professional Development accreditation available for Health Professionals through the:
- Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (members only)
- Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (free to members and non-members. Select the Pregnancy and Alcohol – WWTK course from the ‘Resources’ tab and log in. If you are not a member, please select ‘Log in as a guest’ and use the password FARE254)
- Australian College of Midwives (free to members and non-members).
- A leaflet for health professionals on pregnancy and alcohol HTML | PDF (359 KB)
- A leaflet on assessing alcohol consumption in pregnancy using AUDIT-C HTML | PDF (256 KB)
- A leaflet for women on pregnancy and alcohol HTML | (PDF 309 KB)
- A leaflet on the Women Want to Know project HTML | (PDF 331 KB).
- Videos demonstrating health professionals discussing alcohol and pregnancy with women
- Videos of women and health professionals reflecting on this experience.