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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are a group of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. FASDs are 100% preventable if a woman does not drink alcohol during pregnancy.

 

FASD Topics

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Facts, causes, signs, diagnosis, and treatments.

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Monitoring, prevention strategies, and other research.

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Why alcohol is dangerous and how to get help.

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Scientific articles.
 

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Overview of CDC’s work.
 

CDC’s Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Efforts

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) App

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A free app on alcohol use during pregnancy and FASDs for your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad – check it out!

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