Drinking in pregnancy: poor guidelines or lack of evidence?

Wixted, D., Norton, E. A., Hundley, V., Van Teijlingen, E. and Westwood, G., 2016. Drinking in pregnancy: poor guidelines or lack of evidence? Midirs Midwifery Digest, 26 (4), 262 - 265.

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Abstract

Each year Bournemouth University (BU) holds a Festival of Learning (FoL), a week-long series of events aimed at encouraging members of the public, academics and healthcare professionals to engage with BU’s current science and research projects. This year BU’s Centre for Midwifery, Maternal and Perinatal Health (CMMPH) resumed the tradition of holding a debate during the festival on a topic relevant to maternal health and childbirth. In 2016 the FoL debate took place at the end of June and focused on the motion: " Advising pregnant women to avoid drinking alcohol during pregnancy is a symptom of the Nanny State and another step towards the medicalisation of childbirth."

Item Type:Article
ISSN:0961-5555
Uncontrolled Keywords:Alcohol ; Pregnancy ; Antenatal care ; Festival of Learning
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:25418
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:15 Dec 2016 16:37
Last Modified:15 Dec 2016 16:37

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