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Drinking for two? Alcohol and Pregnancy

Alcohol Concern Cymru

Monday, 21 September 2015 from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST)

Drinking for two? Alcohol and Pregnancy

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Alcohol Concern Cymru’s 2015 conference

Drinking for two? Alcohol and pregnancy

21 September 2015

Radisson Blu Hotel

Bute Terrace, central Cardiff




Speaker and session title






Andrew Misell, Alcohol Concern’s Director for Wales



Keynote speech: Alcohol and pregnancy – what’s the harm?

Jenny Rathbone, Assembly Member for Cardiff Central



Policing pregnancy? Telling mothers what to do

Dr Ellie Lee, Director of the Centre for Parenting Culture Studies, Kent University; Dr Pam Lowe, Aston University



Perceptions of advice provided to parents in antenatal care settings

Lisa Schölin, Liverpool John Moores University





Interventions to reduce alcohol consumption in pregnancy

Dr Therese Dowswell, Liverpool University and Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group


Assessing drinking during pregnancy: attitudes and evidence

Dr Lesley Smith, Oxford Brookes University


Lunch and networking – with an opportunity to take our part in our opinion poll on current images and messages about drinking and pregnancy


The science of alcohol and pregnancy – what’s the evidence?

Dr Ruth Hussey OBE, Chief Medical Officer for Wales

Parallel sessions – repeated 3 times each, so that attendees can take part in 3 of the 4 sessions


‘No alcohol, no risk’ – evaluating a local campaign

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Public Health Wales

Communicating and contextualising public health messages: what forms of information do new and expectant parents find helpful and respectful?

Heather Trickey, Cardiff University; Sarah McMullen, National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

Engaging with mothers with an established drink problem

Robert Llewellyn and Ann Saunders, Singleton Hospital, Swansea

That awkward conversation – talking with mothers about drinking

Royal College of Midwives


Parallel sessions repeated


Break with mocktails – and your final opportunity to take our part in our opinion poll on current images and messages about drinking and pregnancy


Parallel sessions repeated and conference close

Do you have questions about Drinking for two? Alcohol and Pregnancy? Contact Alcohol Concern Cymru

When & Where

Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff
Bute Terrace
CF10 2FL Cardiff
United Kingdom

Monday, 21 September 2015 from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST)

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Alcohol Concern Cymru

Alcohol Concern Cymru is working to ensure more people in Wales understand more about alcohol and what is sensible drinking. We challenge drinks industry marketing and pricing practices, and with support from the Welsh Government we aim to reduce the harm caused by alcohol in Wales.

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