August 20, 2015

Drinking at Conception Boosts Diabetes Risk for Baby

Ed. Note – research has shown that prenatal alcohol exposure can result in any kind of malformation, mental disability, up to and including death. from EFAN edmontonfetalalcoholnetwork Drinking at conception boosts diabetes risk for baby: UQ studyBabies conceived by women who drink alcohol around the time of conception face dramatically increased risks of type 2 […]
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August 05, 2015

The Case for Fetal-Cell Research

  By NATHALIA HOLT JULY 30, 2015   Boston — We first acquired the stem cells from the red receptacles of a local hospital’s labor and delivery ward, delivered to our lab at the University of Southern California. I would reach into the large medical waste containers and pull out the tree-like branches of the placenta, discarded after […]
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June 04, 2015

Many Pregnant Teens Use Alcohol and Drugs, Study Finds

University of Texas at Austin Feb. 17, 2015 AUSTIN, Texas — New research from The University of Texas at Austin suggests that many teenagers, especially younger teens, may not be getting the message about the risks of using alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy — but that having involved parents and being engaged academically can […]
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June 04, 2015

Experts work to keep expectant mothers from drinking

90WAFB Baton Rouge, LA Feb 17, 2015 By Graham Ulkins BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) – Most people have heard of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, but it’s a disorder that’s often misunderstood. Most children exposed to alcohol in the womb can develop a lesser form of a similar condition that falls under the umbrella of Fetal Alcohol […]
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June 03, 2015

NMSU Students Educate Public About Risks Of Drinking Alcohol While Pregnant

March 17, 2015 By KRWG News And Partners Students in a New Mexico State University Public Health Sciences Class have launched a campaign to spread awareness about the risks that are involved with drinking alcohol while pregnant. It’s called, “Sober Choices, Healthy Babies.” According to Ruben Marquez, an NMSU Senior studying Public Health Sciences, their […]
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June 03, 2015

Experts Call Unhealthy Behaviors Among Pregnant Teens ‘Huge’ Problem

“Drug and alcohol abuse during pregnancy that leads to serious birth defects… the message often struggles to reach pregnant teens…” BRENTWOOD, TN – May 13, 2015 – MotherToBaby Aims To Curb Trend Through New Partnership With ‘Healthy Teen Network’ Drug and alcohol abuse during pregnancy that leads to serious birth defects is something health care […]
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June 03, 2015

FASD prevention needs to begin before pregnancy

Findings from the US National Survey of Family Growth https://fasdprevention.wordpress.com/ Girls, Women, Alcohol and Pregnancy May 20, 2015 Most interventions and programs to prevent alcohol use during pregnancy focus on encouraging pregnant women to abstain from alcohol use. However, one of the most consistent predictors of alcohol use during pregnancy is women’s drinking patterns before […]
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March 14, 2015

FASDay

This day signifies that on the ninth day of the ninth month of each year, the world will remember that during the nine months of pregnancy, a woman should abstain from alcohol. www.fasday.com/ When: September 9, every year Where: Anywhere
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