Alcohol Healthwatch Opinion (30 March 2020) Serve the message straight. Otago Times
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.
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 […]
Amy Sheehan (6 Feb 2020) Health experts warn Aussie drinking culture is causing hidden epidemic in children. ABC Sunshine Coast.
Niigaan Sinclair (5 Feb 2020) Opinion: Indigenous people get jails instead of help they need.
Fitzpatrick J (9 January 2020) Tide turns on wave of alcohol-based abuse when access is restricted. Commentary in The Australian.
Gyllencreutz E, et al. (January 2020) Ophthalmological findings in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders – A cohort study from childhood to adulthood. The most common refractive error was astigmatism. In children with FASD, ophthalmological findings like refractive errors, strabismus, and fundus abnormalities are frequent and continue into early adulthood. The characteristic facial features of FAS diminish […]