Blog Posts - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome



Every Kid Has Their Currency: A Story of Persistence and the Bathroom Lights

by John and DianeI want to share a little story with you about the bathroom lights.My (adopted) son "Steve" is now in his mid teens, but still suffers the effects of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and has devastating memory issues. His long term memory...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Aug 1, 2015

Women: Get Alcohol Detox Early to Avoid Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

We don’t hear about it too much in the news but Fetal Alcohol Syndrome typically occurs at a rate of 1 to 2 live births per every 1,000 children born in the United States. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is a disease that can cause physical abnorm...
by Recovery Advocates on Sep 17, 2014

When Adoption Goes Awry

When most parents adopt a child, they think love and care will be enough to erase a traumatic past. What happens when it’s not? Five. Whole. Days. And they were ready to give up. I imagine most people have trouble wrapping their brains around r...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Dec 15, 2013

Let’s Start With No “What If’s”

A wise woman way beyond her years said something to me today that really made me sit back and think about things a little bit different from what I’m used to thinking. This loving soul is the sorceress of my entity that exists for the faults and ne...
by The Velvet Closet of a Lesbian on Oct 12, 2013

Let’s Start With No “What If’s”

A wise woman way beyond her years said something to me today that really made me sit back and think about things a little bit different from what I’m used to thinking. This loving soul is the sorceress of my entity that exists for the faults and ne...
by The Velvet Closet of a Lesbian on Oct 12, 2013

Building Better Baby Brains: Just Say No To FAS

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is our most preventable form of disability. Despite a growing focus on the hazards of prescription painkillers for newborns, drinking during pregnancy remains the nation’s leading preventable cause of birth defects and...
by Addiction Inbox on Sep 8, 2013

Building Better Baby Brains: Just Say No To FAS

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is our most preventable form of disability. Despite a growing focus on the hazards of prescription painkillers for newborns, drinking during pregnancy remains the nation’s leading preventable cause of birth defects and...
by Addiction Inbox on Sep 8, 2013

More problems for the children of Meth users

Being around Meth users is bad for children Just read another study that reports on another problem for children of meth users. Like we needed another study to tell us that using Meth is bad for both parents and their … Continue reading →...
by counseolrssoapbox on Apr 27, 2013

Drug News in Brief

Short takes on matters various. Taking Aim at Pot—Researchers have recently made clinical efforts to test three drugs that might help during marijuana withdrawal to keep pot abstainers on the straight and narrow. Researchers at Columbia University...
by Addiction Inbox on Mar 20, 2013

Mental retardation and dendritic spines

Dendrite is Greek for “tree-like” and to explain what they do in the simplest terms possible, they receive electrochemical signals from other neurons and then pass these signal down to the soma or neural cell body. Dendrites play a crit...
by Cognitive Consonance on Feb 27, 2013

YouTube Videos

These are video/photo montages that I made. I am not a film maker, but I did enjoy the process and the finished projects. I hope you do too… Brighter Days-Savanna, Skylar, Seavon & Stormer loving life Too Young for Alcohol-Savanna’s s...
by MommaChriss4six on Jan 19, 2013

Misdiagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Facial abnormalities not present in most cases. Back in 1967, when a French pediatrician tried to alert doctors to developmental problems he had recognized in the children of alcoholic mothers, he didn’t make much progress.  A few years later...
by Addiction Inbox on Jul 29, 2012

Too Young for Alcohol

My name is Savanna…please watch my video and share my story.  You can click on the link below: Too Young for Alcohol  ...
by MommaChriss4six on Jun 20, 2012


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