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Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: The Latest News

We’re here to provide a personal perspective, the latest recommendations, and the science-based facts about the risk of prenatal alcohol exposure.

We also maintain a Resource Directory of articles, research, training and other information. This directory also contains contact information for support services, programs and organizations related to FASD including health care providers and clinics.

Newborns with opioid withdrawal do better cared for by mom, versus stay in intensive care

Newborns with opioid withdrawal do better cared for by mom, versus stay in intensive care
Health experts say babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome (not pictured) and their mothers should room together in hospital when possible, rather than the baby being sent for treatment to the neonatal intensive care unit. (Joerg Sarbach/Associated Press) With the opioid crisis leading to a rising number of babies suffering withdrawalRead more

Emotions of a Foster Parent: The Positive (Part 1 of 6)

Thinking about becoming a Foster Parent? There are over 400,000 children in the foster care system in the U.S.  On any given day, over 400,000 kids are not being cared for by their first families.  Some are in foster homes, some are with grandparents or other family members, and someRead more

FASD Camp – One Family’s Experience

Finding CAMP – a FASD Community About a year ago, I was desperate.  Desperate to find an activity or a school or a camp or something my son could attend so he could have a social experience like other kids.  Everything we’ve tried, and I mean everything, has been a bust. HeRead more
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