FASD news


Pregnancy and Alcohol: HSE launches information campaign on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day
HSE Press Release: Monday, 9th September 2019

No amount of alcohol is safe for a baby at any stage of pregnancy, HSE warns
Article in The Irish Times 9th of September 2019

Irish women warned: you are among worst in the world for drinking during pregnancy
Article in The Irish Independent 9th of September 2019

Doctor: People end up in foster care and jail because of drinking during pregnancy
Article in thejournal.ie, Friday, April 21, 2017

Alcohol companies must be responsible
Letter from Michele Savage to the Irish Examiner, Friday, September 23, 2011

Mullally et al.: Prevalence, predictors and perinatal outcomes of peri-conceptional alcohol exposure-retrospective cohort study in an urban obstetric population in Ireland. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:27.

Still no alerts on alcohol for mums-to-be
Article in Irish Independent 25 August 2008

Alcohol in the frame. Again.
Is alcohol to blame for the autism epidemic? Article on Indymedia, January 22 2007.

FAS Ireland meets with Minister

New research shows impact alcohol can have on expectant mothers
Article published in Daily Ireland November 7 2005

Britain's Streets of Booze.


Research from Detroit
"Prenatal alcohol exposure can lead to lasting changes in cognitive processing".