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US: The Problem With Penalizing Women Who Drink While Pregnant (Opinion)
Glamour Magazine – August 02, 2017
A new study, published today in Alcohol and Alcoholism, is the first published piece in a large-scale project examining state-level policies regarding alcohol use during pregnancy. Researchers looked at the prevalence of these policies, the different kinds of policies that exist, their correlation to reproductive rights laws, and will eventually put together a comprehensive analysis of when and how policies can effectively combat the public health crisis of alcohol use during pregnancy.
Study: Forty Years of State Alcohol and Pregnancy Policies in the USA: Best Practices for Public Health or Efforts to Restrict Women’s Reproductive Rights?: https://academic.oup.com/alcalc/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/alcalc/agx047/4041343/Forty-Years-of-State-Alcohol-and-Pregnancy?redirectedFrom=fulltext
Information Gateway resource: Substance Use Treatment for Pregnant and Parenting Women: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/systemwide/bhw/treatment/women/