Drinking alcohol during pregnancy. A literature review

2 Dec 2014

This research reviews available New Zealand and selected overseas research about drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Areas covered in the report include:

  • drinking patterns
  • the predictors of alcohol use during pregnancy
  • the impact of socio-demographic factors on drinking during pregnancy
  • women’s knowledge of and attitudes towards drinking during pregnancy
  • primary prevention campaign planning and communication strategies
  • the role of health care providers.