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Alcohol & Pregnancy

Alcohol can cause damage to the unborn child at any time during pregnancy, even before a pregnancy has been confirmed. The level of harm is dependent on the amount and frequency of alcohol use which may be impacted by factors such as intergenerational alcohol use by either parent, parentage, and health of the mother (nutrition, tobacco use, mental health) and environmental factors such as stress (exposure to violence, poverty).

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What is FASD?

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a diagnostic term used to describe impacts on the brain and body of individuals prenatally exposed to alcohol. FASD

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Podcasts

Pregnancy and Alcohol: The Surprising Reality” is a podcast series developed and presented by Kurt Lewis. This podcast will take the listener behind the scenes to chat with the people who understand FASD the most and to find out more about this surprising reality.

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COVID-19 Statement

How COVID-19 could impact Australia’s next generation The National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (NOFASD) Australia coronavirus (COVID-19) statement 24 April 2020. Recommendations to

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Alcohol & Pregnancy Resources

Download and print NOFASD Australia has resources available to community groups and professionals to raise awareness about the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy and

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