CBC News Canada (8 August 2019) ‘Depression is the largest factor for substance use during pregnancy, research finds’. “If we can target mental health and reduce that substance use, I think it can go a long away for improving children’s health.”
In this area of the site your will find a range of resources, research, brochures and links on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder from Australia and around the world.
The Indigenous HealthInfoNet has a large list of resources which can be found at HealthInfoNet.
Jacquelyn LeBel and Kelly Wang (7 August 2019) Canada: ‘London police announce partnership with MedicAlert’.
BOOK – Ruth Spencer (2019) ‘The Burning: Parenting my son through adoption, FASD and suicide’. Available on Amazon, Kindle, or Indigo as a book, or ebook download.
McRae T, Adams E, Clifton E et al (2 August 2019) ‘Overcoming the challenges of caring for a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum disorder: a Pilbara community perspective’. Rural and Remote Health
Eureka Alert (29 July 2019) ‘Midwives and nurse-midwives may underestimate the dangers of prenatal alcohol use.’ The study, “Prenatal alcohol screening during pregnancy by midwives and nurses,” appears in the June 11, 2019 issue of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.
Kate Kyle (July 2019) Yellowknife, Canada. ‘You’re not alone: New program helps foster kids with FASD prepare for life on their own’. CBC News
World Health Organisation (July 2019) ‘10 areas governments could work with to reduce the harmful use of alcohol’. Each year 3 million lives are lost due to harmful use of alcohol. The WHO global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol seeks to improve the health and social outcomes for individuals, families and communities, […]
Canada FASD Research Network (July 2019) TRAINING ‘FASD for School Staff Level II: Practical Strategies for the School Environment’
Lisa M. Chiodo, Caitlin Cosmian, Kristy Pereira, Nicole Kent, Robert J. Sokol, and John H. Hannigan (May 2019) ‘Prenatal Alcohol Screening During Pregnancy by Midwives and Nurses‘. Full text. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Online News (25 June 2019) Drinking alcohol during pregnancy has far reaching implications. FASD is South Africa’s largest birth defect with approximately 60 000 – 72 000 children born with the disability every year. South Africa has the highest rate of FASD in the entire world. Sierra Leone Times