Drinking alcohol even at conception damages placenta development: study

by The Company of Biologists Credit: CC0 Public Domain Alcohol consumption during pregnancy has been linked to poor growth of the placenta, causing conditions such as

Research: The Potential for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Prevention of a Harmonized Approach to Data Collection about Alcohol Use in Pregnancy Cohort Studies

Nancy Poole, Rose A. Schmidt, Alan Bocking, ,Julie Bergeron and Isabel Fortier  Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2019, 16(11), 2019; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16112019 Received: 15 April 2019 / Revised: 24 May 2019 / Accepted:

USA: Pregnant women with substance use disorders need treatment, not prison

By MARTY JESSUP More than 210,000 women spent Mother’s Day 2019 in America’s prisons and jails. Two-thirds of them are mothers of young children; an unknown number are

Changes in Drinking Patterns, and Attitudes Toward and Knowledge About Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy in a Population of Pregnant Danish Women

Ulrik Schiøler Kesmodel, Aivara Urbute First published: 25 March 2019 https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.14031 Background In 1997, The Danish Health Authority recommended that “it is safest not to drink alcohol

Further Studies Needed on Prenatal Maternal and Paternal Cannabis Use

Addressing comorbid psychiatric problems will be important to decrease cannabis use during pregnancy. Ericksen et al1 have underscored the need for further research on the frequency

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