A social media campaign has been launched to celebrate all the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners, midwives and nurses who do so much to champion the prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Commentary | Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are more common than we think
My experience in both women’s health/prenatal care and the field of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) gives me a unique…
Nurses and midwives: Partnering to prevent FASDs
Nurses and Midwives: Partnering to Prevent FASDs is a coalition of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, the Association of Women’s…
Prevention of Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies
All sexually active women of reproductive age who could become pregnant and who drink alcohol need to be counseled about the potentially harmful effects of alcohol on a developing fetus.
Promote Alcohol-free Holidays for Pregnant Patients
It’s important to advise your patients who are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant, about the risks of drinking any amount of alcohol.
What NPs need to know about preventing fetal alcohol spectrum disorders — FASD
Alcohol: A teratogen Unlike all other substances of abuse, alcohol is a teratogen. Teratogens can alter both the structure and…