Alcohol and Pregnancy

This CPD-accredited course contains the most up-to-date UK guidance for maternity practitioners to build confidence about how to have life-changing discussions about alcohol and pregnancy.

This course is free for maternity practitioners and student midwives. If anybody joins the course who cannot evidence that they are a maternity practitioner or a student midwife, then they will be invoiced for £150.

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Created by

Joanna Buckard

Joanna Buckard, Director of Innovation for the National Organisation for FASD. Jo is a specialist FASD trainer and Health and Social Care Lecturer and has been working within the FASD field for nearly 20 years and within the health, social and education sector more than 25 years. She founded Red Balloon Training in 2008 to deliver specialist FASD training and consultancy to health, social care and education professionals and has delivered bespoke training and consultancy throughout the UK and Channel Islands. Joanna joined the staff in 2020 and has been consulting on National FASD projects for more than 15 years. Joanna has presented research on FASD nationally and internationally and regularly speaks to the media about FASD.  

Jo worked with the National FASD experts committee and a specialist committee of midwives on this course. She also worked with Little Man Project, e-learning specialists, on the course design.

This course was created thanks to support from Diageo GB.