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PhD Candidate: Tess Fletcher PhD Title: Using participatory design to create impactful health promotion messages regarding alcohol use in pregnancy Summary The overarching aim of this proposed research is to explore the limitations of existing ...

Page last updated 22 May 2018

This project aims to determine whether low to moderate alcohol intake at various stages of pregnancy are associated with negative health and development outcomes at birth and for young children at 12-24 months of age. The project also will ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

As part of the National Indigenous Reform Agreement, the Council of Australian Governments agreed to the enhancement of perinatal data to capture additional information in relation to antenatal care and alcohol use during pregnancy.  Since 2010, the ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

The aim of this research is to develop, implement and evaluate an evidence-based model of prevention aimed at reducing the rates of alcohol consumption among women in the Pilbara. The research team is working with community organisation to support ...

Page last updated 15 May 2018

The project involves researchers from the Telethon Kids Institute working with Wirraka Maya Health Services and BHP to make FASD History in the Pilbara. The project aims to identify and reduce the rates of alcohol use in pregnancy and increase the ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

This project was designed to improve the capacity of midwives working in antenatal settings to use the pregnancy specific Audit-C alcohol risk screening tool (assessing risk of harm from alcohol use) with pregnant women, and provide guidance (a ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

This project will look at what doctors and nurses tell new mothers about drinking alcohol while they are breastfeeding so that they can provide supportive messages which allow a mother to drink and still safely breastfeed. Despite wanting to ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

This project aimed to understand midwives’ practice in relation to alcohol consumption during pregnancy and FASD. This included determining whether knowledge of the consequences of alcohol consumption in pregnancy and FASD may influence midwives’ ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

The aim of the FASD Prevention Strategy is to implement and evaluate a community designed FASD prevention strategy for communities in the Fitzroy Valley in remote Western Australia. The program includes the use of mass media, community messaging and ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

Alcohol exposure in utero can cause a range of abnormalities in the fetus which are included under the umbrella term Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Identification and treatment of problem drinking prior to and during pregnancy is ...

Page last updated 22 May 2018
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