Brenda Barbour holds a B.A. degree in English from Carroll College, Waukesha, Wisconsin, a B.S. in nursing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, and an M.S. In maternal child health from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, She is currently completing doctoral studies at Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, while working as a CNM for SunLife OB/GYN Services, Inc., at Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly, Maryland.
ALCOHOL AND PREGNANCY
Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
1990 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 35, Issue 2, pages 78–85, March-April 1990
How to Cite
Barbour, B. G. (1990), ALCOHOL AND PREGNANCY. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 35: 78–85. doi: 10.1016/0091-2182(90)90063-B
- Issue published online: 6 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
This article summarizes the pathology, incidence, and significance of alcohol-related birth defects. Results of a qualitative study that explored reasons why women chose to drink alcohol or to not drink alcohol during pregnancy are presented. Implications for the OB/GYN practitioner and for further research are discussed.