Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Prevention First Training Opportunities

Prevention First is committed to reducing the number of babies who have been exposed to alcohol while in the womb. Our goals are to:

  • Increase awareness about the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy
  • Increase understanding of FASD among healthcare professionals
  • Increase the number of public policymakers who support prevention of FASD

What is FASD?

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term describing the range of effects that can occur in an individual whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. These effects can include physical, mental, behavioral, and/or learning disabilities with possible lifelong implications.

What everyone should know about FASD.

FASD Clinical Report (American Academy of Pediatrics)

Prevention First Publications

FASD infographic.

It's Only Nine Months brochure

English version | Spanish version

Prevention First Training Archives

FASD 101 Webinar  (Archived, Registration required at Gotomeeting.com website)

Additional Training Opportunities

Continued Education Credit online courses offered by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.