Category: FASD News

 

RESEARCH INTO THE EXPERIENCES OF MOTHERS WITH CHILDREN WITH FASD

Are you the mother of a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder?  Researchers at Murdoch University would like to talk to you about your early experiences and the role that health professionals and family (and friends) played in influencing your decisions about drinking alcohol during pregnancy.  The purpose of this study is to try and understand who it is that women go to for support and what advice is helpful.  Please click on this link for further information.

 

Commission evidence to FASD Inquiry

Mirage News (26 June 2020) Commission evidence to FASD Inquiry. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, June Oscar, spoke of the connection between trauma and alcohol consumption by pregnant mothers, which can lead to FASD. “First Nations peoples suffer ongoing and unresolved trauma across generations due to the impact of colonisation and […]

Macleay Valley Community Drug Action Team NSW commended for their work on FASD.

(27 Feb 2020) Macleay Valley Community Drug Action Team NSW commended for their work. The award recognises the Community Drug Action Team’s hard work in developing the Healthy Parents, Healthy Children and Healthy Communities Project, which has seen the roll-out of educational workshops and resources aimed at improving awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. The Argus

Variations by Education Status in Relationships Between Alcohol/Pregnancy Policies and Birth Outcomes and Prenatal Care Utilization: A Legal Epidemiology Study. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

Roberts, Sarah C. M. DrPH; Mericle, Amy A. PhD; Subbaraman, Meenakshi S. PhD, MS; Thomas, Sue PhD; Kerr, William PhD; Berglas, Nancy F. DrPH ‘Variations by Education Status in Relationships Between Alcohol/Pregnancy Policies and Birth Outcomes and Prenatal Care Utilization: A Legal Epidemiology Study. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice’. March/April 2020 – Volume 26 – Issue – p […]