Attitudes and behaviour predict women's intention to drink alcohol during pregnancy: the challenge for health professionals
- Alcohol consumption among pregnant women in Northern Tanzania 2000-2010: a registry-based study. Blaauw Isaksen, Alexander; Østbye, Truls; Theophil Mmbaga, Blandina; Kjersti Daltveit, Anne // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;9/4/2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: Alcohol can be harmful to the development of the foetus. In most developed countries, pregnant women are recommended to abstain from alcohol, however in developing countries, women are less likely to receive these recommendations. With respect to pregnant women in Northern Tanzania,...
- To drink or not to drink. CASTAÑON, DENISE // Fit Pregnancy;Jun/Jul2012, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p24
The article reports that according to a British study, children whose mothers did not have more than one or two alcoholic beverages a week during their pregnancy had less risk of behavioral problems.
- Pregnancy: No safe level of alcohol. Sowell, Elizabeth R.; Charness, Michael E.; Riley, Edward P. // Nature;9/11/2014, Vol. 513 Issue 7517, p172
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article by Professor Sarah Richardson and colleagues on the effects of consuming alcohol during pregnancy in volume 512, 2014.
- EFFECT OF PREGNANCY ON CARBOHYDRATE-DEFICIENT TRANSFERRIN: ABSOLUTE OR RELATIVE VALUES? STAUBER, RUDOLF E.; JAUK, BARBARA; FICKERT, PETER; HÄUSLER, MARTIN // Alcohol & Alcoholism;Jul1997, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p537
No abstract available.
- SABER, VALORAR Y ACTUAR: RELACIONES ENTRE INFORMACIÃ“N, ACTITUDES Y CONSUMO DE ALCOHOL DURANTE LA GESTACIÃ“N. Beatriz López, Mariana // Health & Addictions / Salud y Drogas;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p35
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can lead to different problems with different levels of severity, encompassed by the term Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Considering that a safe dose of alcohol during pregnancy has not been determined, the official recommendation of various national and...
- Booze-free pregnancies make healthier babies. // Asian Pacific Post;9/6/2012, p13
The article reports on a study which suggests that consuming alcohol during pregnancy is linked to permanent brain damage, low birth weight, birth defects and developmental delays.
- Midwives' knowledge, attitudes and practice about alcohol exposure and the risk of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Payne, Janet M.; Watkins, Rochelle E.; Jones, Heather M.; Reibel, Tracy; Mutch, Raewyn; Wilkins, Amanda; Whitlock, Julie; Bower, Carol // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background Midwives are an influential profession and a key group in informing women about alcohol consumption in pregnancy and its consequences. There are no current quantitative Australian data on midwives' knowledge, attitudes and practice in relation to alcohol consumption during pregnancy...
- PROTECTIVE ROLE OF TAURINE IN DEVELOPING OFFSPRING AFFECTED BY MATERNAL ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION. Ananchaipatana-Auitragoon, Pilant; Ananchaipatana-Auitragoon, Yutthana; Siripornpanich, Vorasith; Kotchabhakdi, Naiphinich // EXCLI Journal;2015, Vol. 14, p660
Maternal alcohol consumption is known to affect offspring growth and development, including growth deficits, physical anomalies, impaired brain functions and behavioral disturbances. Taurine, a sulfur-containing amino acid, is essential during development, and continually found to be protective...
- Wayne State to develop a computer-delivered intervention for alcohol use during pregnancy. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;10/31/2011, Vol. 21, p388
The article reports on the three-year grant received by a team of researchers at the Parent Health Lab in the School of Medicine at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 2011. Researchers will develop a computer-aided intervention for women who are pregnant at risk for alcohol use,...