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What If My Partner Drinks?

FASD is only caused when a woman drinks alcohol when she is pregnant.

What Happens When a Pregnant Woman Drinks in Public?

August 31, 2011–See the reactions from strangers as they watch a pregnant woman drink alcohol in public.

12 Days of Mocktails

MOFAS would like to wish you Happy Holidays! As you plan your get-togethers and celebrations, consider some of these festive, alcohol-free mocktails that can be enjoyed by all of your guests, including pregnant people, children, and those who choose not to drink alcohol. These mocktails are a fun and delicious way to practice 049 — […]

MOFAS Marvelous Mocktails

The healthiest choice you can make is not to drink any alcohol if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Instead, enjoy a refreshing alternative with alcohol-free MOFAS Marvelous Mocktails.

It’s Mocktail Party Time

We encourage women to not drink during pregnancy and you can help support them by having fun mocktails at your next event.

FASD Day at the Capitol Factsheets

Brain Injury Definition Expansion The Reality Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is a medical condition that encompasses a range of conditions caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. It is a lifelong condition and there is currently no cure for the condition. The most adverse outcome of prenatal alcohol exposure is the impact on the developing brain […]

November 2016, Vol 2 – This family is helping us Make it Happen, will you join them?

You can help us Make it Happen by donating to MOFAS today. Any gift, large or small can directly impact the FASD community.

12 Days of Mocktails

Here we have the 12 Days of Mocktails just for you.

The Wingharts help us #MakeitHappen, will you join them?

Adoption can bring surprises, for the Wingharts the surprise was FASD. Two of their four children have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

Support Group Play at the Park – Walker Area

When: July 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Walker City Park Pavilion, Walker, MN, USA

Join other families affected by FASD as we gather at the park. Parents can visit, sharing stories, resources and support while children play. Open to all ages. No child care is provided and parents need to supervise their[…]

Four Quick Mocktails

Here is a list of four quick mocktails that are “Pinterest Fail” foolproof. For more fun mocktail recipes follow MOFAS on Pinterest.

Art-A-Whirl Open House – Minneapolis

When: May 22, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Neighborhood HealthSource, Sheridan Clinic, 342 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413, USA

Stop on by the MOFAS booth at Neighborhood HealthSource Sheridan Clinic during Art-A-Whirl to get local resources for moms-to-be and growing families. There will be plenty fun family activities. – Bounce houses – Face painting[…]

Alcohol-Free New Year’s Resolution

Ring in the new year with New Year’s Mocktails, great non-alcoholic alternatives for moms-to-be and non-drinkers.

The Media Makes a Mess Out of Alcohol and Pregnancy

The American Academy of Pediatrics released yet another clear statement about drinking alcohol during pregnancy: you should not do it.

What Women Need to Know About Drinking During Pregnancy

Here you’ll find all the answers to common questions about drinking during pregnancy, supports, and how to have a healthy pregnancy.

FASD Prevention

MOFAS is committed to preventing prenatal alcohol exposure. Whether you are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant, MOFAS wants all women to get a consistent message about the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. There is no safe level of alcohol during pregnancy. Remember 049 – zero alcohol for nine months. Public Awareness Campaigns Our […]

FAQ

What is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)? Find answers to commonly asked questions.

April 2015, Vol. 1- Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month-What if my Doctor said “one drink” was okay? Find the answer to common questions related to alcohol during pregnancy on the What Women Need to Know page #AlcoholAwareness.

March 2015, Vol. 2- Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March is Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Follow a parents perspective to bring awareness this month.

Senior Send Off- Glenwood

When: April 15, 2015 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Lakeside Ballroom, 180 South Lakeshore Drive, Glenwood, MN 56334, USA

This event is funded by a MOFAS Public Awareness Grant. Minnewaska Area Schools young women who will be graduating in May are invited to a day of learning life skills. Some of the topics include[…]

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This site is provided to families and professionals as an informative site on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). It is not intended to replace professional medical, psychological, behavioral, legal, nutritional or educational counsel. Reference to any specific agency does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by MOFAS.