Bringing together evidence, policy and practice to reduce alcohol harm
Midwives giving advice about drinking
Professor Lesley Smith – University of Hull
The survey behind the report ‘Alcohol guidelines for pregnant women: Barriers and enablers for midwives to deliver advice’ – highlights the inconsistency in official guidance that led to four out of ten midwives stating that they were not aware of the actual content of the 2016 alcohol guidelines on pregnancy.
One of the report’s co-authors, Lesley Smith, tells us more about the report’s origins and aims.