Pregnancy and alcohol – a woman's perspective (Olivia)

Olivia, who is expecting her second child, shares her views about health professionals speaking to women about alcohol and pregnancy. This video is a part of the Women Want To Know initiative.

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Yeah referring to alcohol and pregnancy I have been asked a couple questions in an initial appointment with midwives, but there hasn't been much elaboration on that topic. I haven't been told much about alcohol risk in pregnancy. I remember answering a couple of questions in the beginning but nothing since then. Women want to know about alcohol in pregnancy so health professionals should talk about it.

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In this video, Olivia shares her views about health professionals speaking to pregnant women about alcohol. Olivia is expecting her second child. 

She talks about how she:

  • hasn’t received much information about the risks of drinking alcohol
  • believes health professionals should talk about the risks because pregnant women want to know

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