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
Cleveland.com (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.https://www.cleveland.com/opinion/2022/04/one-drink-can-hurt-your-child-for-a-lifetime-stacey-reid.html 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 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.https://www.eufasd.org/ EUFASD – EUFASD 2022–Call for Abstracts is Open!The sixth European Conference on FASD will take place on September […]
The fate of children – landmark FASD study
ABC News (Australia) – Researchers return to find out fate of children involved in landmark FASD study Ten years after a groundbreaking study revealed record-high rates of FASD in outback Australia, researchers have returned to the Kimberley to see how the children are coping in adulthood.
Canada: People who went through Saskatoon’s mental health court reoffended less
Bre McAdam (12 Dec 2020) People who went through Saskatoon’s mental health court reoffended less: study. Saskatoon StarPhoenix.
Taking action on FASD rates among Maori
(1 Dec 2020) Taking action on FASD rates among Maori Clinical neuropsychologist Sarah Goldsbury (Ngati Porou me Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti) has received a Clinical Research Training Fellowship worth $260,000 from the Health Research Council (HRC) to carry out research on Maori whanau experiences of neuropsychological assessment for FASD. Gisbourne Herald, NZ
Low level alcohol use during pregnancy can impact child’s brain development
(25 September 2020) Low level alcohol use during pregnancy can impact child’s brain development. Matilda Centre, University of Sydney. Published 25/9/2020 in the American Journal of Psychiatry
Tracking if we drink while pregnant? It’s yet another guilt trip
Wills K (17 September 2020) Tracking if we drink while pregnant? It’s yet another guilt trip. The Times.
Plans to record pregnant women’s alcohol use consumption in England criticised.
Grover, N (16 September 2020) Plans to record pregant women’s alcohol consumption in England criticised. The Guardian.
20% of U.S. women drink early in pregnancy.
Brian P Dunleavy (6 August 2020) CDC: 20% of U.S. women drink early in pregnancy. UPI Health