Pregnancy-related changes in tobacco, alcohol and cannabis use reported by antenatal patients at two public hospitals in South Australia.

@article{Hotham2008PregnancyrelatedCI,
  title={Pregnancy-related changes in tobacco, alcohol and cannabis use reported by antenatal patients at two public hospitals in South Australia.},
  author={Elizabeth D Hotham and Robert Ali and Jason White and Jeffrey Robinson},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={248-54}
}
BACKGROUND Australian substance use data do not demonstrate pregnancy-related changes or distinguish between pregnant and lactating women. AIMS To determine such changes by antenatal patients at two South Australian public hospitals accounting for 35% of the state's births. METHODS In 2005-2006, all first visit antenatal women at the two hospitals were asked by clinic staff to complete an anonymous, self-administered questionnaire prompting details of substance use, current and previous… CONTINUE READING

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