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Alcohol and Breastfeeding: What Are the Risks?

 

“Any advice to restrict lactation because of maternal alcohol intake must be balanced carefully with the known maternal and infant health benefits of lactation.

Although data are limited on this topic, much is known and should be communicated to patients during pregnancy and postpartum care.” 

 

Read article, HERE!

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Recommendations by CDC on COVID-19 During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

 

 Earlier this week, the CDC indicated that it is now recommending COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant people. These recommendations align with those from professional medical organizations serving people who are pregnant, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine. Pregnant people are at an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 when compared with non-pregnant people.

 

Visit the CDC's website for more information:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/pregnancy.html

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FASD NC Advocate Returns From 4,300-mile Cross-country Research Trip

 “Emmaus Holder has two adopted brothers with FASD.  Since the adoption — and diagnosis — of his brothers, he’s become more passionate about FASDs.  So, he turned it into a research trip.”

 

Click HERE, to read the article.

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

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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"Parenting a Child with Prenatal Exposure"

 

 This episode of Creating a Family: Talk About Adoption & Foster Care features Dr. Mona Delahooke, a clinical child psychologist and the author of Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children’s Behavioral Challenges.

To listen, click HERE

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How Proposed Legislation Could Help People Living With FASD

 

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Parent advocate Michelle Trager joins radio host Anna Davlantes to help increase awareness for FASD and why she’s calling on U.S. legislators to support The FASD Respect Act. 

Click HERE, to hear the interview.

For more information, check out nofaspolicycenter.org.

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