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Development of an alcohol liaison midwifery service in a health Trust in Northern Ireland

The global prevalence of alcohol use during pregnancy is estimated to be 98%, with an estimated prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome in the general population of 146 per 10 000 people (Popova et al,...

Amphetamine use in pregnancy: Perinatal approaches to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes

Amphetamines are highly addictive, relatively low in cost and are easily procured (Pedersen et al, 2015) Amphetamines, and the issues associated with their use, have overtaken other classes of illicit...

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