Alcohol warnings to pregnant women

Stuff.co.nz 26 March 2012 A plan to target pregnant women in warning labels on alcohol products may have already encountered a setback, with Dominion Breweries (DB) confirming they won’t be complying for at least two years – when the rule…

It’s legalised child abuse

Southland Times 24 March 2012 OPINION: Shirley and Ron Birt have fostered children in Southland since the 1960s. These are their concerns about children in CYF care. We are very long-term foster parents and are concerned for children in CYF…

Kids exposed to alcohol in the womb

Stuff.co.nz 22 March 2012 At-risk young New Zealanders are growing up in lives “marinating in alcohol”, a leading paediatrician says. Speaking at the Babies, Children and Alcohol conference at Te Papa this morning, Dr Nick Baker said children who were…