Individuals & Families
October 01, 2014
Emory MSACD Cinema Ad
Emory MSACD Cinema Ad displayed in 5 theaters in Georgia.
July 09, 2014
The Science Of Pumping And Dumping
July MotherToBaby GA Blog Pat Olney, MS, CGC
May 20, 2014
FAS and Heart Defects
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) heart defects may be caused by altered function, not structure.
New Study Finds 2 million Women At Risk for an Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancy
Non-pregnant women can avoid alcohol-exposed pregnancies (AEPs) by modifying drinking and/or contraceptive practices. A recent study by the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) analyzed data from a national sample (the National Survey of Family Growth). During a 1-month period, nearly 2 million women were at risk of an AEP, including more than 600,000 who were binge drinking. This means that 3.4%, or 1 in 30, of all non-pregnant women were at risk of an AEP and therefore at risk of having children born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. According to the NCBDDD, there is an urgent need for wider implementation of prevention programs and policy approaches that can reduce the risk for this serious public health problem. Please see the full article by Cannon, Guo, Denny, Green, Miracle, Sniezek and Floyd in the Maternal Child Health Journal, titled “Prevalence and Characteristics of Women at Risk for an Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancy (AEP) in the United States: Estimates from the National Survey of Family Growth,” 2014.
October 14, 2014
NOFAS Georgia Family Fun Event
Sunday, October, 19, 2014 2 pm until 4 pm @ Monkey Joe's - 4023 Lavista Rd, Suite 230 Tucker, GA 30084
July 28, 2014
MILE Instructor Training
August 1st and 2nd Emory University, Department of Psychiatry, 12 Executive Park, Atlanta, GA 30329 1st floor
June 19, 2014
26th Annual Conference on Breastfeeding
Promoting and Protecting Babies' Health March 16-17, 2015 Emory Conference Center Atlanta, Georgia