Alcohol and pregnancy links

Here you can access links to organisations and websites providing information about Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and support networks for carers and relatives of FASD sufferers.

Information about Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The Asante Centre for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (Canada): An information resource on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

FASlink: FASlink's website contains more than 110,000 searchable FASD-related documents, and serves more than 400,000 visitors annually. Membership is worldwide.

Alcohol and Pregnancy and FASD (Telethon Institute for Child Health Research): Provides an online form to order resources for health professionals.

Articles regarding Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Published 15 July 2005 in the American Family Physician, journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Support networks for those dealing with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

National Organisation for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum and Related Disorders: Services include advocacy, telephone and email support, presentations, and training and development of carers and service providers in health, education, social service and judicial sectors.

National Indigenous Australian Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Education Network: Provides a program and workshops that cover the impact of the teratogen in alcohol on the developing embryo and foetus, foetal alcohol spectrum disorder, child growth and brain damage.

Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association (rffada): A not-for-profit health promotion charity dedicated to ensuring that individuals affected prenatally by alcohol have access to diagnostic services, support and multidisciplinary management planning in Australia and that carers and parents are supported with a “no blame no shame” ethos.