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Fetal diseases

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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is a name given to a range of conditions that occur in children born to mothers who drank alcohol at some time during their pregnancy.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder - NT.GOV.AU

Diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

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What is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - RFFADA Website

RFFADA is a national not-for-profit health promotion charity dedicated to ensuring those affected prenatally by alcohol have access to support.

Read more on rffada – Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association website

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - RFFADA Website

RFFADA is a national not-for-profit health promotion charity dedicated to ensuring those affected prenatally by alcohol have access to support.

Read more on rffada – Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association website

Key facts FASD Alcohol AOD Knowledge Centre Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a diagnostic term used to describe the range of mental and physical effects on the developing unborn baby that are caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy

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What is FASD?

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is a term used for a spectrum of conditions caused by fetal alcohol exposure. Each condition and its diagnosis is based on the presentation of characteristic features which are unique to the individual and may be physical, developmental and/ or neurobehavioural.

Read more on NOFASD - National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder website

Individuals, Parents and Carers - RFFADA Website

The Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association (rffada) is a not-for-profit ensuring that individuals affected prenatally by alcohol have access to diagnostic services, support and multidisciplinary management.

Read more on rffada – Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association website

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Knowledge, attitudes and practice within the Western Australian justice system - RFFADA Website

RFFADA is a national not-for-profit health promotion charity dedicated to ensuring those affected prenatally by alcohol have access to support.

Read more on rffada – Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association website

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum - Aboriginal awareness videos

HomeKids and FamiliesMaternal Child & Family HealthFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Aboriginal awareness videos

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National Alcohol Guidelines

The most recent version of the Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol was released by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) in 2009

Read more on NOFASD - National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder website

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