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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.

Doctor: Pregnant women are ‘the least, the last and the lost of the opioid epidemic’

Doctor: Pregnant women are ‘the least, the last and the lost of the opioid epidemic’
Click to see related video story on WISH TV INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Rheleane Hobbs has worked as a nurse for kids and babies and babies’ moms for more than 20 years. “I love taking care of the babies, but I love taking care of pregnant moms,” she said. But itRead more

It’s not just moms who need to avoid alcohol when trying for a baby

It’s not just moms who need to avoid alcohol when trying for a baby
PHOTO: Research shows men must also consider the impact of their drinking on their future children's health. (ABC News: Dane Meale) Abstaining from alcohol during preconception and pregnancy is usually considered to be the woman's responsibility. The main concern surrounding alcohol exposure during pregnancy often relates to well-established evidence of newborns developing a rangeRead more

Pill-Popping Mommas: ‘Many’ Pregnant Women Take Opioids, CDC Finds

Millions of American women of childbearing age take opioids — and many are swallowing the prescription painkillers before realizing they’re pregnant, endangering their unborn babies, federal health officials warned Thursday. In a first-ever analysis of the problem’s scope, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that a third ofRead more
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