Sexual Activity and Alcohol


A pregnant woman.

Alcohol and pregnancy

Alcohol influences your decision-making capabilities and choices.

When you are influenced by alcohol you underestimate the risks associated with your choices.

Alcohol can limit your ability to make an informed choice about using contraception. Read how alcohol consumption influences Australia’s high teenage pregnancy rate.

Examine ways to tell if you are pregnant.

When planning a pregnancy, it is important to consider the role alcohol plays in your life – not only drinking before and during pregnancy, but also your drinking behaviour in the presence of young children.

Read issues to consider when becoming a new parent.

Activity: Creat diagrams about alcohol and pregnancy