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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

When Just a Little Is Too Much: The Risks of Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancy

Dr. Jonathan Horey | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonathan Horey

The conditional relationship is very clear: If a woman doesn't drink during pregnancy, her child will have a zero risk of FASD. There is no more motivated group of people then women who are pregnant or who want to become pregnant.

Men Who Want To Be Fathers Could Stand To Watch Their Drinking, Too

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living

According to a report this week from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 3.3 million women -- or roughly one in 10 pregnant...

Is It OK to Drink Alcohol While Pregnant? 10 Things You Should Know

SELF | Posted 02.04.2017 | Healthy Living

There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding alcohol use during pregnancy. SELF spoke to the experts, and they answered some common questions for us. Here's what they had to say.

Why College-Educated Women Drink During Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living

One in 10 women drink alcohol while pregnant, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, despite clear medical con...

Free Pregnancy Tests Coming To Alaska Bar Bathrooms

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

Beginning in December, free pregnancy tests will be available in 20 Alaska bars and restaurants, thanks to a bill by a state lawmaker who wants women ...

The Gamble: Drinking While Pregnant

Kalyn Weber | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Kalyn Weber

When did it become "trendy" again to say, "It's totally fine to have a glass of wine every once in awhile when I am pregnant, right?"

The Haunting Questions About Our Child

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

We took a long, challenging, creative journey to help Clark speak. There is nothing in all the world I like better than the sound of my son’s voice.

Bar Installs Pregnancy Test Vending Machine In Ladies' Room

The Frisky | Posted 07.20.2012 | Women

I don’t know what else is going on in Pub 500 in Mankato, Minnesota, but apparently it's enough to warrant the installation of the "first ever" preg...

Scary New Pregnancy Finding | Posted 01.19.2012 | Parents

It's known that drinking during pregnancy leaves babies vulnerable to a spectrum of abnormalities called fetal alcohol syndrome. Now, a new study pinp...

How Dangerous Is Drinking Alcohol While Pregnant?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.16.2011 | Home

The should-you-drink-during-pregnancy debate rages on, fueled by recent photos of pregnant actress Kate Hudson drinking what appears to be a glass of ...

More Than Genes III: Pregnancy, Toxic Environments, and Fetal Vulnerability

Dan Agin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Agin

It's natural for pregnant women to feel besieged by the idea of environmental toxic impacts on the developing fetus. The reality is that we're all besieged by this idea. But is it better to be ignorant of the dangers?

A Cry for Help

Beth Feldman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Beth Feldman

The school's decision about whether to put my son in special education programming has nothing to do with education and everything to do with the bottom line.