Early recognition and interventions for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Early recognition and interventions for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
Prenatal exposure to alcohol is a leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disabilities. These problems are often lifelong and have high costs for society. Alaska Public Radio's Line One program hosted a discussion focused on the diagnosis and interventions on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder during this program. TheRead more

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