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McBride, Nyanda and Johnson, Sophia . (2016) Fathers and alcohol. Implications for preconception, pregnancy, infant and childhood health outcomes. Sydney: NDARC, NDRI, NCETA. Drug and Alcohol Research Connections (October 2016)

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Alcohol consumption during preconception and pregnancy is generally considered to be the prospective mother’s responsibility, with many current international alcohol policy guidelines recommending the reduction or non-use of alcohol by pregnant women. However, research suggests that decisions about alcohol use can often be influenced by others, in particular the prospective father.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder harm reduction
Date:October 2016
Publisher:NDARC, NDRI, NCETA
Place of Publication:Sydney
Number:October 2016
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > Alcohol
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Pregnancy
T Demographic characteristics > Child of person who uses substances
T Demographic characteristics > Father
VA Geographic area > Australia and Oceania > Australia

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