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Upcoming Webinar!! Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Looking Beyond Immediate Birth Outcomes

Thursday, September 29, 202210:00AM - 12:15 PM
Live Webinar

Program Overview and Objectives:

This two-hour live webinar will focus on the importance of preventing alcohol-exposed pregnancies, and how fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may present across the lifespan.

• Define Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
• Identify how this disorder may present beyond immediate birth outcomes.
• Recognize the impact of prenatal alcohol exposure on the developing brain.
• Identify strategies for preventing alcohol exposed pregnancies.

Who Should Participate:
Certified nurse midwives, doulas, all disciplines caring for pregnant individuals, substance use treatment and prevention specialists, nurses, mental health counselors, psychologists, educators, social workers and any health care professionals working with families affected by FASD.

Register HERE!







FASD United Hosting FASD Month Twitter Chat


Please join FASD United for an informative and important Twitter Chat to mark FASD Awareness Month!  The chat takes place on September 9th, 2022 from 2:30-3:00pm Eastern. 

Please join using the hashtag #FASDMonth2022.  The chat is co-sponsored by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).

Join the Chat!






FASD: What is Known 50 Years Later


“Over the past 50 years a lot of research has gone into the subject of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. It has since become an umbrella term for a number of conditions: FASD refers to intellectual and behavioral problems that can appear any time in childhood and last a lifetime, says the National Institute on Alcohol, Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) at the National Institutes of Health.”

Article, Here!






Get Ready for FASD Awareness Month!


 Check out the new FASD United webpage for FASD Awareness Month!  Throughout the month of September, there are numerous ways to engage in advocacy, support, build community and raise awareness of FASD.

Find out more, HERE!







Announcing Hope for the FASD Journey (3)


“Hope for the FASD Journey is a faith-based support community for parents and caregivers of individuals prenatally exposed to alcohol and other substances, led by Natalie Vecchione of the FASD Hope Podcast and Sandra Flach of the Adoption & Foster Care Journey Podcast."

Learn More, HERE!






MothertoBaby TV News Segment on FASD and Alcohol in Pregnancy

Registered Nurse Al Romeo of MotherToBaby Utah speaks to CBS news channel 2 KUTV in Utah about FASD Awareness Day coming up September 9th.  This is for the segment “Baby Your Baby” sponsored by the Utah Department of Health.

To view interview, click HERE!






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Lauren Borchert, BS
NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program

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