PREGNANT WOMEN RESOURCES

For Alcohol Awareness Month in April, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is promoting the public health message that fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are completely preventable if women do not drink alcohol while pregnant. Read more

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. The mission of NOFAS is to Visit this website for important information about alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Read more

Mother to Baby California: MotherToBaby California provides evidence-based information to mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Call toll-FREE 866-626-6847 or visit MotherToBabyCA.org to instant message an expert with questions. Read more

Substance abuse treatment programs for pregnant women can be found across San Diego County. You can start by calling 211 or to search on their website by zip code. Read more

Circle of Hope Birth Mother Network is a network of women who have consumed alcohol during pregnancy and may have a child or children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Members are lovingly referred to as “Warrior Moms” because of their incredible strengths. Many of the women are in recovery from alcoholism and/or drug addiction. However, the network also includes women who are not alcoholic but drank alcohol during pregnancy. Read more

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Drinking Alcohol in Pregnancy (Fetal Alcohol Effects) Read more

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist (ACOG) Website:  Women and Alcohol: Read more

ACOG article:  Alcohol and Pregnancy: Know the Facts:  Read more

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): What You Should Know about Alcohol and Pregnancy Read more

March of Dimes Website: Smoking, Alcohol and Drugs: Read more

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: Alcohol and Health: Read more

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Health Information website: Medline Plus: Alcohol and Pregnancy Read more