Food safety ministers are being urged to prioritise the health of families and the community when they meet on 17 July to vote on an effective pregnancy health warning for alcohol products. Alcohol is the leading cause of preventable non-genetic developmental disability in Australia. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) affects between 2-9% of babies born each year.
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20% of pregnant Australian women don’t receive the recommended mental health screening
One-fifth of Australian women still don’t receive mental health checks both before and after the birth of their baby, our research published today has found.