Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Best practices: fetal alcohol syndrome/fetal alcohol effects and the effects of other substance use during pregnancy

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Gary Roberts
Jo Nanson
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies best practices for the prevention, identification and intervention of FAS/FAE and the effects of other substance use during pregnancy at different life stages.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662302125
PREG.R63 2001
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Fetal alcohol syndrome and women's health: setting a women-centred research agenda, May 5-7, 2002

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellece for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Summarizes discussions and recommendations from a workshop examining Fetal Alcohol Syndrome using a "women-centred care" model to develop a research agenda that offers a preventative approach.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Assistance and Training

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Works to improve the lives of children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effects (FAS) by training professionals and parents who work with and care for them.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
519-822-2476
Email Address: 
fasat@golden.net
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
519-822-4895
Street Address: 
c/o Homewood Health Care Centre 100-49 Emma St
City: 
Guelph
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N1E 6X1

What early childhood educators and caregivers need to know about fetal alcohol syndrome

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English
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Paper
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Manitoba Child Care Association
Manitoba Health Child Initiative
Publisher: 
Manitoba Child Care Association and Manitoba Healthy Child Initiative
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides background knowledge of FAS, including definitions, common characteristics, concrete strategies for daily living, and suggestions for fostering connections between families and child care programs.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CARE.W43 2000

Creating solutions: women preventing FAS: understanding women's substance misuse

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Chris Leischner
Publisher: 
Northern Family Health Society
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Prince George

Examines how women recover from substance misuse and thus prevent Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS).

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CDEV.L45 2001
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Northern Family Health Society

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms a collection of people who represent both grassroots, and professionals working together to identify solutions fo FAS/FAE.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-561-2689
Email Address: 
nfhs-pg@nfhs-pg.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
250-562-5459
Street Address: 
1152 3rd Ave
City: 
Prince George
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V2L 3E5

Alcohol and pregnancy

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
S. Dzakpasu
L.S. Mery
K. Trouton
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents perinatal health information on alcohol use and pregnancy, the effects of alcohol consumption during pregnancy and the prevalence of FAS in some Canadian subpopulations.

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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Alcohol and other drug use during pregnancy: the facts

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Nancy Poole
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses how pregnant women who use alcohol and other drugs risk giving birth to children affected by fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and other alcohol and drug-related developmental disabilities (ADRDD).

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Aboriginal women and maternity: fetal alcohol syndrome

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
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Online
Author: 
Caroline Tait
Laverne Contois
Publisher: 
Centre d'excellence pour la santé des femmes - Consortium Université de Montréal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Examines substance use during pregnancy by Aboriginal women in Quebec, focusing on the prevention of FAS and FAE.

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Available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
CESAF ABGN.T35 1998
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. CESAF closed its office August 31, 2001.

Keeping women and communities strong: women, substance abuse and FAS/FAE, an NWT needs assessment

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Status of Women Council of the NWT
Publisher: 
Status of Women Council of the NWT
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Yellowknife, NT

Examines the special needs of women and teen girls who abuse alcohol or drugs and the influence of poverty, family violence, sexual abuse on substance abuse.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI .S73 1996
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