Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are a group of conditions that can occur in a person who was exposed to alcohol before birth. FASDs are preventable if a baby is not exposed to alcohol before birth.
Facts, causes, signs, diagnosis, and treatments.
Why alcohol is dangerous and how to get help.
Monitoring, prevention strategies, and other research.
Data and statistics highlights.
Overview of CDC’s work.
Tools, training centers, & educational resources.
Scientific articles and key findings.
Fact sheets, infographics, videos, training, and more.
CHOICES program and alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI).
Use of multiple substances in pregnancy is common.
CDC is working to make alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI) a routine element of health care in all primary care settings.
FASD online training and resources for healthcare professionals.