Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention Research
Hankin, Janet R., Alcohol Research & Health
Alcohol consumption during pregnancy can have numerous adverse health consequences for the developing fetus, including fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and alcohol-related effects, and therefore is a significant public health problem. A variety of programs have been developed to prevent drinking during pregnancy and the resulting health problems. Some of these efforts, such as public service announcements and beverage warning labels, are universal and strive to increase the public's knowledge about FAS. Selective prevention approaches target women of reproductive age who drink alcohol. Such approaches may involve screening all pregnant women for alcohol consumption and counseling those women …
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Publication information: Article title: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention Research. Contributors: Hankin, Janet R. - Author. Journal title: Alcohol Research & Health. Volume: 26. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2002. Page number: 58+. © 2008 U.S. Government Printing Office. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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