The Association Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Alcohol Use During Pregnancy in a Representative Sample of Adult Women

Womens Health Issues Nov-Dec 2015;25(6):688-95. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2015.06.007. David J Frankenberger , Kristen Clements-Nolle, Wei Yang  Abstract Background: The impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on adult alcohol consumption is

Maternal adverse childhood experiences are associated with binge drinking during pregnancy in a dose-dependent pattern: Findings from the All Our Families cohort

Cheryl L.Currie, James L.Sanders, Lisa-MarieSwanepoel, Colleen M.Davies Abstract Background Binge drinking (BD) is a serious risk factor for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and

How compassion can triumph over toxic childhood trauma

In a recent piece on the television show 60 Minutes, Oprah Winfrey discussed childhood trauma — shining a public spotlight on the lasting effects of abuse and adversity