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ACOG Video: FASD Prevention: Promoting Screening & Brief Intervention

ACOG Video: FASD Prevention: Promoting Screening & Brief Intervention
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) are the full spectrum of birth defects caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. One prevention challenge is that women receive mixed messages regarding the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy. Screening and providing intervention services is essential to reduce the risk of an alcohol-exposed pregnancy andRead more

New ‘no judgment’ approach to opioid-dependent moms also helps their babies

New ‘no judgment’ approach to opioid-dependent moms also helps their babies
Photo credit: Rom Medvescek / Arizona Daily Star Luz Rangel had run through her $10,000 savings and was cleaning houses to pay for her daily heroin use when she found out she was seven months pregnant. The 26-year-old Tucson resident sobbed for hours upon learning during an emergency room visitRead more

Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
A blood test on expectant mothers may help identify infants at risk for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), according to a new study. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders occur when women drink large amounts of alcohol during pregnancy. The condition can affect a child's development and cause long-lasting physical and mentalRead more
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