FASD Senate Inquiry FARE opening statement (25 June 2020) Note: includes a history of lobbying for alcohol labels.
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.
Dana McCauley (19 May 2020) Doctors ‘hesitant’ to warn pregnant women against drinking alcohol
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 […]
Liotta, M (29 June 2020) Better pregnancy health labels on alcohol a ‘whole-of-community issue’ Healthcare organisations and individuals around Australia are calling for clear and consistent labelling to expand harm-minimisation strategies. NewsGP
Alcohol Healthwatch Opinion (30 March 2020) Serve the message straight. Otago Times
Elizabeth Elliott (19 March 2020) Opinion: Yes, ministers, warning labels will save women and their unborn children from alcohol harm. Brisbane Times.
Sally Whyte (17 March 2020) Public supports new alcohol labels: poll. Canberra Times.
Scoop NZ (2 Mar 2020) Bated Breath As Decision On Alcohol And Pregnancy Warning Labels Rests With Ministers. Alcohol Healthwatch Media Release NZ
(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
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 […]