What to Say to a Pregnant Person Drinking Alcohol

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As part of our duty under Responsible Service of Alcohol we must serve alcohol in a way that does not cause harm, but what about serving alcohol to a pregnant person?

We’ve seen it over and over again, articles written by experts warning us of the dangers of pregnant drinking but how do you tell a person that they shouldn’t be drinking without crossing a line? Also how do we ensure that the person is actually pregnant and we aren’t just reading the situation wrong? It’s a touchy subject but there is something you can do.

In an article on PsychologyToday.com an expert provides some advice on the situation. She suggests reading the receptivity of the person before acting. Read more at https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/why-bad-looks-good/201908/what-say-when-you-see-pregnant-woman-drinking-alcohol