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Implications for practice and research
Identification of fetal risk alcohol exposure has proven difficult. It is important to understand differential risk factors.
In practice, it is worthwhile to put systems in place to screen for risky drinking both before and during pregnancy as a prelude to intervention to reduce embryonic/fetal alcohol exposure.
Future research should focus on confirming the alcohol-related risks for stillbirth and identifying interventions that will decrease prenatal alcohol exposure and are effective across diverse populations (ie, work across multiple practice settings).
The context of this study is particularly important because this article relates to long-held concerns about the effect of maternal alcohol use during pregnancy and significant health disparities between Aboriginal and non-aboriginal women and children in Australia. Stillbirth …
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