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Association of Prenatal Exposure to Maternal Drinking and Smoking With the Risk of Stillbirth

 

 This article in JAMA Network shows “Dual exposure to drinking and smoking after the first trimester of pregnancy had 2.78 times the risk of late stillbirth compared with those with no exposure."

 Read article, HERE!

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FASD Expert Dr. Jeffrey Wozniak Featured on Podcast

 

This episode of FASD Hope features Dr. Jeffrey Wozniak.

Dr. Jeffrey Wozniak - Professor, Division Director of Behavioral Sciences and  Pediatric Neuropsychologist at the University of Minnesota. His research is focused on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) and he directs the University of Minnesota's FASD Research Program which conducts neuroimaging, neurocognitive and intervention studies in FASD.


To listen, click HERE.
  

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COVID-19 Death Rate More than Double for People with FASD & IDD

 

“Adults with COVID and intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) were more than twice as likely to be hospitalized, and to die,

compared to adults without IDD.”

 Learn More, HERE!

 

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Estimating the Community Prevalence, Child Traits, and Maternal Risk Factors of FASD From a Random Sample of School Children

 

 This research article finds that, “The prevalence of FASD in this random sample was 7.1 %” and concludes that, “Careful and detailed clinical evaluation of children from small random samples can be useful for estimating the prevalence and traits of FASD in a community.”
- Drug and Alcohol Dependence

Read research article, Here!

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FASD Respect Act: Highlights an Advocate from North Carolina

 

You may know that there’s legislation out there – called the FASD Respect Act — a bipartisan bill that can be a game-changer for our families.

But you may not know the volunteers behind the scenes who are working diligently to move this from the drawing board to reality.

Meet three of them: Susan Shepard Carlson, a retired judge from Minnesota; Kathy White, a mother of six from Kansas; and Kathy Hotelling, a clinical psychologist and mother of a 27-year-old daughter from North Carolina.

Read more, Here!

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LAST DAY to Save 15% Empowered By The Proof - Register Early and Save 15% or More

Last day to register at a discounted rate!!

ProofCON2021: Empowered by the Proof is a 3-day hybrid event from NOFAS Affiliate Proof Alliance taking place October 13-15, 2021. 

Virtual and in-person options available! Buy your tickets by August 17 and save 15% or more

Click HERE, to register.

 

 

 

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