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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.

AAP Seeking Participants for Project SPEAK (Screening for Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol in Kids)

Project Overview Project SPEAK is a new a pilot project from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), designed to better understand how to improve screening for prenatal alcohol exposure in the clinical setting. The AAP seeks pediatric primary care practices interestedRead more

Programs seek to help pregnant women with addictions

As the Deschutes County jail transport van crested the Cascades and descended toward Redmond, Michelle Winter felt heartbroken. Her son was nearly 5 years old, her daughter 2. They barely knew her. She had used drugs throughout their lives. She got high through both of her pregnancies. Her mother hadRead more

More pregnant women are using pot, study finds

More pregnant women seem to be using pot -- sometimes to ease the nausea of morning sickness or heightened anxiety -- and a new study suggests that this slight rise in marijuana use is most pronounced among those younger in age. The prevalence of marijuana use among a sample of moms-to-beRead more

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