Alcohol abstinence in pregnancy

FASD facts, screening, brief advice at point of care and referral pathways

Webinar summary

6 June 2019

Estimates of alcohol consumption in pregnancy vary with the most recent NDSHS data suggesting that around half (47%) of pregnant Australian women consume alcohol and 97% of Australian women think health professionals should ask about alcohol use in pregnancy.

GP’s can influence a pregnant women’s choices regarding alcohol using brief advice, and using the referral pathways to help them abstain. This webinar share’s the facts on FASD and helps you Ask, Assess, Advise, Assist and Arrange, structuring an effective intervention to prevent your patients drinking alcohol during pregnancy.


Prof. Elizabeth Elliott

Dr Linda Mann

Justine Salisbury