Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are a group of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. FASDs are completely preventable if a woman does not drink alcohol during pregnancy.
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.
CHOICES program and alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI).
Tools, training centers, & educational resources.
Scientific articles and key findings.
Fact sheets, infographics, videos, training, and more.
Women, families, healthcare providers, & educators.
Overview of CDC’s work.
CHOICES is an evidence-based intervention that increases motivation and commitment to reduce or stop drinking and/or use contraception effectively.
CDC is working to make alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI) a routine element of health care in all primary care settings.
New! FASD online training and resources for healthcare professionals.