Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies: Are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders More Prevalent than Previously Thought?
The National Institute of Health (NIH) recently conducted a study to look at the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in the United States. The following PowerPoint presentation sums up the study and discusses the importance of preventing alcohol exposed pregnancies.
May, P.A, Chambers, C.D., Kalberg, W.O., et al. (2018). Prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in 4 US communities. JAMA, 319(5), 474-482. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2671465?redirect=true
NIH Study Finds as Many as 1 in 20 First-Graders are Affected by Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
Shepard Carlson, S. (2018, February 7). A silent crisis in need of urgent attention: Prenatal alcohol exposure. Star Tribune.
Lange, S., Rehm, J., & Popova, S. (2018). Implications of Higher Than Expected Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. American Medical Association
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Prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
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