Cleveland.com (USA) – One drink can hurt your child for a lifetime: Stacey Reid
While 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 syndrome
A first of its kind clinic in Central Florida is helping diagnose what doctors consider an ‘invisible disability’ at birth, impacting as many as one in 20 children.
Disability Scoop – How Families Are Advocating For Children With Disabilities In Foster Care
Sheri Louie fell in love with Kristina the moment she saw her at the group home for medically fragile children in Fresno.
Psychiatry Advisor – Substance Exposure During Pregnancy May Alter Placental Serotonin Expression
A study found evidence that prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) and exposure to medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) may perturb serotonin expression patterns, which has the potential to affect brain development and health across the lifespan of the child. These findings were published in Experimental Neurology.
QNI Scotland (Scotland) – FASD is becoming more of a concern for community nurses and midwives
In 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 The National Lottery Community Fund. All community nurses and midwives anywhere in Scotland were eligible to participate in this survey.
CanFASD – April 23rd is World Book Day!
Celebrate World Book Day this Saturday by reading a little more about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder! World Book Day was created by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading. This year they are celebrating its 25th anniversary.
FASD Hub Australia – Frequently asked questions about alcohol and pregnancy
We’ve answered some common questions around alcohol, pregnancy, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.