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Best Start Kōwae

Best Start Kōwae is a suite of innovative assessment tools for use by Primary and Maternity Care Providers, designed to improve quality care throughout the pregnancy journey.

Health promotion resources

Videos, digital toolkits and infosheets for alcohol and pregnancy.

Professional development opportunities

Learning resources for health professionals.

Evidence and research

A list of evidence summaries, research reports about alcohol and pregnancy, and evaluations of services working to prevent and reduce harms caused by antenatal alcohol use.

Resources for health professionals

Research tells us that women expect health professionals to give them advice about drinking alcohol during pregnancy. The following tools and resources are intended to support health professionals in this role.