Massachusetts Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment – Training & Technical Assistance. MASBIRT TTA trains medical providers, behavioral health providers, public health service providers, and healthcare support staff to conduct Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) services to address …
Woman whose 43-year-old teen was born severely disabled because she drank while pregnant issues emotional warning to other moms, urging them to avoid alcohol
There are many factors that play into the dangers and risks associated with using substances while pregnant. How much is the substance used or at what point?
(CBS News) Drinking alcohol during pregnancy is the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disabilities in ren, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But according to a new report, that’s not stopping pregnant women from drinking. Antidepressants during
After I wrote one of my popular posts, Top 10 Sucky Things About Being Pregnant, a very old friend, Mike McL, wrote me to say he’d had a strong reaction to my list.In fact, it was such a strong reaction that he’d penned his own version — The Top Ten Sucky Things About Being Married To A Pregnant Woman.
STATE-BY-STATE CASE SUMMARY OF CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS AGAINST PREGNANT WOMEN ALASKA. State v. Grubbs, No. 4FA S89-415 (Ala. Super.Ct. October 2, 1989). Geraldyne Grubbs, a twenty-three year-old white woman, allegedly used cocaine during her pregnancy and was sentenced in October, 1989 to six …
Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is an intoxicating ingredient found in beer, wine, and liquor. Alcohol is produced by the fermentation of yeast, sugars, and starches. Alcohol affects every organ in the body. It is a central nervous system depressant that is rapidly absorbed from the stomach and small
Pregnancy, also known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops inside a woman. A multiple pregnancy involves more than …
FASDs are 100% preventable if a woman does not drink alcohol during pregnancy. There is no known safe amount of alcohol to drink while pregnant. There is also no safe time during pregnancy to drink and no safe kind of alcohol.
Drinks giant sponsors training of 10,000 midwives to advise pregnant women on dangers of alcohol. By Gerri Peev for the Daily Mail Updated: 08:31 EDT, 13 June 2011