Search Resources (English): Pregnancy and alcohol

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Double exposure: a better practices review on alcohol interventions during pregnancy  
http://www.hcip-bc.org/resources-for-practice/documents/Double_Exposure_final.pdf

Reviews evidence from peer-reviewed literature on three types of interventions aimed at supporting women to reduce their use of alcohol in the childbearing years.

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Girls, young women and alcohol (webinar)  
http://www.bccewh.bc.ca/news-events/default.htm

A webinar recording on how girls empowerment groups can play a role in prevention of heavy alcohol use by girls and young women. Nancy Poole and Ginny Gonneau shared research on: current trends in binge drinking by girls and young women, key influences on girls' alcohol use, girl-specific health impacts of early and heavy alcohol use, and resources that may useful in your health promotion/ prevention work.

Also includes links to presentation slides as well as the resource Preventing heavy alcohol use among girls and young women: practical tools and resources for practitioners and girls’ programmers.

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Published: 2011
Discussing alcohol with pregnant women: an exploration of the recommendations in the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC) consensus clinical guidelines   
http://www.bccewh.bc.ca/news-events/documents/SOGCGuidelinesPracticePolicyApril192011.pdf

Slide presentation exploring the recommendations in the SOGC Alcohol Use and Pregnancy Consensus Clinical Guidelines. This session held on April 19, 2011 provided the opportunity to unpack the myths and realities related to harms associated with drinking in pregnancy, and explore the practices recommended by the SOGC. Janet Walker is the Leader Quality Outcomes, Perinatal Services BC. Nancy Poole is Director of the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health, Provincial Consultant for Women and Substance Use Issues, BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre Leader of the Network Action Team on FASD Prevention, Canada Northwest FASD Research Network, and one of 13 authors of the SOGC Guidelines.

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Published: 2011