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Wilson, Claire A and Finch, Emily and Kerr, Catherine and Shakespeare, Judy (2020) Alcohol, smoking, and other substance use in the perinatal period. BMJ , 369 , (m1627) , m1627. doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m1627.

URL: https://www.bmj.com/content/369/bmj.m1627


What you need to know:

  • Ask about substance use in all women who are pregnant or planning pregnancy

  • Early brief interventions may be effective when delivered by non-specialists in primary care

  • Support for women who use substances during pregnancy may involve liaison with other services such as midwifery and specialist drug and alcohol services

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