Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)


Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are a group of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy.  These effects can include physical problems and problems with behavior and learning.  Often, people with FASDs have a mix of these problems.

CLICK HERE to learn more about FASDs from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Local Prevention & Treatment Resources:
Maternal Recovery Services – Helping women who have a history of drug and alcohol issues make healthy choices for themselves and their children. For more information please call (610) 478-9830.
Berks Counseling Center Maternal Intervention & Support Services (MISS) – Services for mothers or pregnant women with a history of substance abuse.

National Resources:
FASDs Training and Education from the CDC
The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)
NOFAS “Stomp Out the Stigma” Campaign
NOFAS State Affiliate Network

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