Our People to Live Stronger & Longer

Yarning About Alcohol and Pregnancy – Webinar

The Centre for Alcohol and other Drugs (CAOD) and the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) are hosting a free webinar about preventing alcohol use in pregnancy, with a focus on health professionals who are supporting Aboriginal women and their families.

The webinar will bring together a panel of experts to discuss the following topics:

  • The importance of conversations about alcohol use in pregnancy
  • The effects of alcohol use on baby and mum
  • How and when to yarn about alcohol and pregnancy
  • Support services available in NSW
  • Yarning about alcohol use in pregnancy is men’s business too
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) screening, diagnosis and support
  • Alcohol use in pregnancy resources available

Webinar Speakers

  • Dr Suzie Hudson, Clinical Advisor, CAOD (Chair)
  • Professor Elizabeth Elliott, Paediatrician and Director, CICADA Centre NSW
  • Mary Wahhab, Clinical Nurse Consultant, CICADA Centre NSW
  • Dr Bronwyn Milne, Paediatrician and Addiction Specialist, CICADA Centre NSW
  • Marrisa Hussein, Registered Nurse and Midwife, South Coast AMS
  • Kelly Gould, Practice Manager, South Coast AMS
  • Ivan Morris, Member Engagement Coordinator, AH&MRC

Webinar Details

  • Wednesday 26th June 2024
  • 2:00 to 3:00pm

Register here for the webinar