Category: Links to Internet Resources

EUFASD News 15 May 2022

The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland (Scotland) – FASD is becoming more of a concern for community nurses and midwivesIn March 2022, the Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland conducted an online survey about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). This was a Year 1 activity of Healthier Pregnancies, Better Lives (HPBL) – a QNIS programme supported by Cattanach and […]

EUFASD News 24 Apr 2022 (USA) – One drink can hurt your child for a lifetime: Stacey ReidWhile our nation tries to make sense of a pandemic, a chronic health disorder continues unabated and practically undetected. Yahoo News (USA) – New Orlando clinic helping identify, support children with fetal alcohol syndromeA first of its kind clinic in Central Florida is helping […]

EUFASD News 14 Apr 2022

FASD United (USA) – Support HR4151/S2238 The FASD Respect ActI’m writing in support of  The FASD Respect Act (HR4151/S2238). Congress first addressed Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) as Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in 1998. Cumnock Chronicle (UK) – FASD affects 12,000 individuals in Ayrshire and ArranAyr, Carrick and Cumnock MP Allan Dorans has recently met with the founders […]

EUFASD News 27 Mar 2022

EUFASD (Ukraine) – Supporting Ukrainian families and carers of children with FASD in EuropeThe EUFASD Alliance and the member organizations are deeply concerned about the welfare of refugees from Ukraine, in particular children who may be affected by FASD. EUFASD – EUFASD 2022–Call for Abstracts is Open!The sixth European Conference on FASD will take place on September […]

EUFASD News 17 Jan 2022

DW (South Africa) – World in Progress: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome affects millions of kids in South AfricaWhen pregnant women drink alcohol, the impact on their babies’ health can be severe. In South Africa, more than ten percent of kids suffer from Fetal Alcohol symptome – the highest figure worldwide. Irish Examiner (Ireland) – Foetal alcohol syndrome survey […]

EUFASD News 31 Jan 2022

Emergency Live – Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: What It Is, What Consequences It Has On The ChildFetal alcohol syndrome is a condition in a child that results from alcohol exposure during the mother’s pregnancy. Medscape – Survey Shows More Women Drinking During PregnancyMore pregnant Americans indulged ― and overindulged ―- in alcohol from 2018 to 2020 than in […]

EUFASD News 13 Dec 2021

Australian Government (Australia) – $37.2 million for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder support and awarenessThe Australian Government is investing more than $37 million for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) diagnostic services to increase access and reduce waiting times, as well as launching a new National Awareness Campaign for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Women. Todayville (Canada) – Red Deer RCMP […]

EUFASD News 29 Nov 2021

CTV News Edmonton (Canada) – Alberta to spend $5M on supports for students with FASDThe Alberta government will be allocating $5 million over five years to educators to get the tools and skills needed to assist students with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). Daily Record (UK) – Charity launches in Ayrshire for children exposed to alcohol in […]