Brock University – Brock research exploring the gut’s link to mental health in children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
New Brock University-led research is exploring the role gut health plays in the mental health of youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
CTV News – Quebec study finds alcohol and pregnancy something men should be careful about too
While women who are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant, have known for a long time that they have to be very careful with their alcohol consumption, a new study with contributions from Quebec researchers warns that the same probably applies to men.
Nutrition Research Institute – The Lifespan Impact of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) encompass a range of behavioral, cognitive, and physiological impairments that result from prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE).
Our Sacred Breath – FASD: TRYING DIFFERENTLY RATHER THAN HARDER
This is a foundational book on supporting an individual with FASD by Diane Malbin. As one of the most suggested parenting guides for caregivers of individuals with FASD there are very few reviews for people who may be new parents or caregivers.
FASD United Policy and Training Center (USA) – California’s SB1016 Continues to Make Progress
We are pleased to report that SB1016, a bill introduced by California State Senator Anthony Portantino, which would add FASD as a qualifying condition for special education services in the State of California under the category of OHI or other health impairment, passed out of the Assembly Education Committee with 100% support on the afternoon of June 29th.
FASD NL (Canada) – It Broke Our Hearts. We Never Skipped a Beat!
It was Friday afternoon; the sun was shining just as bright as it could. My husband was working, and I was anticipating (with excitement) a visit from a close friend.
American Psychological Association (USA) – A hidden epidemic of fetal alcohol syndrome
Researchers have found that alcohol use increased sharply during the pandemic, and there is some evidence that those patterns were present among pregnant women as well, said Ira Chasnoff, MD, a pediatrician and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) researcher at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. Experts worry that the trend could result in more babies being born with damage from prenatal alcohol exposure.