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FASD is only caused when a woman drinks alcohol when she is pregnant.
August 31, 2011–See the reactions from strangers as they watch a pregnant woman drink alcohol in public.
July 23, 2018 Originally published on PBS NewHour by: Amna Nawaz Part 1: “Fetal alcohol disorders are more common than you think” “Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), a possible result from mothers drinking during pregnancy, has flown under the radar for decades. Now new conservative estimates published in The Journal of the American Medical Association […]
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 — […]
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.
We encourage women to not drink during pregnancy and you can help support them by having fun mocktails at your next event.
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 […]
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Here we have the 12 Days of Mocktails just for you.
Adoption can bring surprises, for the Wingharts the surprise was FASD. Two of their four children have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
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[…]
Here is a list of four quick mocktails that are “Pinterest Fail” foolproof. For more fun mocktail recipes follow MOFAS on Pinterest.
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[…]
Ring in the new year with New Year’s Mocktails, great non-alcoholic alternatives for moms-to-be and non-drinkers.
The American Academy of Pediatrics released yet another clear statement about drinking alcohol during pregnancy: you should not do it.
Here you’ll find all the answers to common questions about drinking during pregnancy, supports, and how to have a healthy pregnancy.
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 […]
What is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)? Find answers to commonly asked questions.
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 is Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Follow a parents perspective to bring awareness this month.
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.