A Pregnant Woman Who Could Not Stop Drinking: Management of Alcohol Abuse in Pregnancy

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Abstract

Alcohol abuse during pregnancy has been found to be harmful for pregnancy outcome and the health of the unborn child [1]. In addition to this, alcoholism in a pregnant mother also harms her social environment, her transition to motherhood, and her relationships with her partner, relatives, friends, and also healthcare providers [1, 2].

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Buffalo, Erie County Medical CenterBuffaloUSA
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyGelre Hospitals, Apeldoorn LocationApeldoornThe Netherlands

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