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).
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
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.
Here are some answers to questions we frequently get asked about FAS & FASD via our NOFASD Australia support service. If you have further questions
NOFASD resources NOFASD Australia has resources available to community groups and professionals to raise awareness about the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy and to
What is a safe amount to drink while pregnant? There is no known safe level of alcohol exposure during pregnancy. There is no safe time,