National Drug Strategy
National Drug Strategy

Intergovernmental committee on Drugs working party on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Monograph

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Australia: An Update

June 2012

3. Services for Pregnant Women

Lucy Burns, Anna Woods and Courtney Breen

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Only a small proportion of pregnant women who drink at problematic levels are identified and treated. Hankin et al. reviewed a number of studies and suggest that only 10 to 50 percent of substance-using pregnant women will access treatment services (Hankin et al. 2000).

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