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An Alcohol-Free Pregnancy is the Best Choice for Your Baby

An Alcohol-Free Pregnancy is the Best Choice for Your Baby

Brochure:

This brochure describes the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy, including fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. The brochure contains resources and helpful questions and answers for women.

Available in English

 


Pregnancy and Alcohol Don't Mix

Pregnancy and Alcohol Don't Mix

Poster:

This 11"x17" poster describes the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy, including fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. It shows a pregnant woman refusing a glass of wine.

Available in English

 


An Alcohol-Free Pregnancy is the Best Choice for Your Baby (woman looking ahead)

An Alcohol-Free Pregnancy is the Best Choice for Your Baby (woman looking ahead)

Poster:

This 11"x17" poster describes the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy, including fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. It shows a smiling Black/African American pregnant woman.

Available in English

 


An Alcohol-Free Pregnancy is the Best Choice for Your Baby (woman looking down)

An Alcohol-Free Pregnancy is the Best Choice for Your Baby (woman looking down)

Poster:

This 11"x17" poster describes the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy, including fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. It shows a smiling White pregnant woman looking down.

Available in English

 


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CHOICES Curriculum―CD Package

CHOICES: A Program for Women About Choosing Healthy Behaviors is an intervention for nonpregnant women of childbearing age and is designed to prevent alcohol-exposed pregnancies by addressing risky drinking and ineffective or no use of contraception. The CHOICES Curriculum includes CD-ROMs for each of the following: Facilitator guide, counselor manual, client workbook, and a training DVD with videos demonstrating components of the intervention. The training DVD now contains both English and Spanish sub-titles.These materials are designed for use by professionals trained in behavioral health counseling who will be conducting the CHOICES program. The counselor manual provides background information and guidance on conducting each of the four CHOICES counseling sessions and the client workbook provides materials to be shared with women participating in the program. The facilitator guide is designed for use by trainers providing instruction on how to conduct the intervention and includes presentation slides.

Please download and preview the materials to see if they are appropriate for your purposes before ordering.

Available in English:

Facilitator Guide
Counselor Manual
Client Workbook

 


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Reducing Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies: A Report of the National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect
This report reviews current evidence on prevention strategies to reduce alcohol use and alcohol-exposed pregnancies, provides recommendations on promoting and improving these strategies, and offers future research directions in the field of FASD prevention.

Available in English PDF, Accessible PDF

 


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A Call to Action: Advancing Essential Services and Research on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisordersA Report of the National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect
This report highlights recommendations to improve and expand efforts regarding early identification, diagnostic services, and quality research on interventions for individuals with FASDs and their families.

Available in English PDF, Accessible PDF

 


Surgeon Generals Adisory on FASD

U.S. Surgeon General's Advisory on Alcohol Use in Pregnancy
This 5'x8' double-sided card contains the 2005 U.S. Surgeon General's Advisory on Alcohol Use in Pregnancy on one side and Internet resources about alcohol use and pregnancy on the reverse side. The Surgeon General's message advises women not to drink alcohol if they are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or at risk of becoming pregnant.

Available in English and Spanish

 


FASD Guidelines for Referral and Diagnosis

FAS Guidelines for Referral and Diagnosis
These guidelines are intended to assist physicians and allied health professionals in the timely identification, referral, and diagnosis of persons with fetal alcohol syndrome. Before ordering multiple copies, please click here to view the guidelines in order to see if they are appropriate for your audience.

 


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Think before you drink.
Brochure:
This brochure describes what FAS is and how to prevent it; the brochure targets childbearing-age women with the message to avoid drinking during pregnancy.

Available in English

 


Spanish brochure

Piénselo antes de beber.
Folleto:
Este folleto describe el síndrome alcohólico fetal (SAF) y la manera como prevenirlo. El folleto está dirigido a las mujeres en edad de procrear, a quienes trasmite el mensaje de la necesidad de evitar las bebidas alcohólicas durante el embarazo.

Available in Spanish

 


Poster of woman and her child

I never thought I'd get pregnant...let alone have a baby with fetal alcohol syndrome.
Brochure:
This brochure targets African-American women and is intended to raise awareness about the risks of drinking during pregnancy, explain the causes and characteristics of FAS, highlight the risks associated with drinking and having unprotected sex, and identify ways to prevent FAS.

Available in English

 


CDC’s Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Activities

CDC’s Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Activities
View, download, and print this one page overview.

 


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Planning and Implementing Screening and Brief Intervention for Risky Alcohol Use

Planning and Implementing Screening and Brief Intervention for Risky Alcohol Use: A Step-by-Step Guide for Primary Care Practices
This guide provides a process and resources to help staff in any primary care practice to plan and implement alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI) to reduce alcohol use, an evidence-based approach recommended for all adults, including pregnant women. The guide also presents information on risky alcohol use and how it can be addressed through alcohol SBI.

Available in English

 


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FASD Competency-Based Curriculum Development Guide for Medical and Allied Health Education and Practice - Book plus CD
This curriculum development guide is designed to improve prevention, identification, and management of FASDs and can be used to develop educational programs and materials in a range of formats based on the needs of learners. Based on seven core competencies, it is intended for use with medical and allied health students and practitioners.

Available in English

 


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U.S. Surgeon General’s 2005 Advisory on Alcohol Use in Pregnancy
This double-sided sheet contains the 2005 U.S. Surgeon General's Advisory on Alcohol Use in Pregnancy on one side and Internet resources about alcohol use during pregnancy and FASDs on the reverse side. The 2005 Surgeon General's message advises women not to drink alcohol if they are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or at risk of becoming pregnant.
Available in English

 


CHOICES Intervention Fact Sheet

CHOICES Intervention Fact Sheet
This double-sided sheet describes the risks of alcohol-exposed pregnancies, how these risks can be reduced through the CHOICES intervention, and how the intervention research has been translated into and improves public health practice. It also provides responses to frequently asked questions, lists citations for related publications, and tells readers where to go for more information. Available in English.

 


Fact sheet

Alcohol Use and Pregnancy
This fact sheet provides an overview of the recommendation not to drink alcohol during pregnancy. It can be viewed and printed; it is not available for ordering.

Available in English and Spanish

 


FASD fact sheet

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Overview
This fact sheet provides an overview of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. It can be viewed and printed; it is not available for ordering

Available in English and Spanish

 


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Fact Sheet

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Fact Sheet
This fact sheet provides basic facts, causes, signs, and what to do if you're concerned.

Available in English and Spanish

 

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