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FASD is a significant public health concern that is currently under-recognised and under-diagnosed in Australia. A new Commonwealth FASD Strategy (2018–2028) is being developed and the Australian Government has announced significant funding for the

Page last updated 5 October 2018

This study examined associations between prenatal alcohol use by both mothers (n = 1331) and their partners (n = 699) and infant cognitive developmental outcomes at 12-months. Results indicated that alcohol use during pregnancy was reported by 65.7%

Page last updated 28 September 2018

This paper provides an overview of FASD and discusses the role of caseload midwifery as part of a multi-level prevention approach. Drawing on previous research, researchers conclude that preventing FASD will be more likely if women experience a

Page last updated 16 April 2018

This updated guide includes a new section on FASD with recommendations for clinicians working with women and children, along with framework brief intervention to sensitively and appropriately ask about alcohol use. Publication details: 3rd edn. 2018

Page last updated 16 April 2018

This online scan sought to identify the scope and gaps in publicly available FASD prevention and health promotion resources, and assess their cultural appropriateness for use among five key groups of Indigenous Australian people including: (i)

Page last updated 16 April 2018

This paper discusses the processes used to develop a tablet computer-based application (‘App’) to collect a detailed assessment of drinking patterns in Indigenous Australians

Page last updated 16 April 2018

This study examined the relationship between a maternal alcohol use diagnosis, the timing of diagnosis, and child protection outcomes in Western Australia...

Page last updated 20 February 2018

This study examined the three facial features of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) in a cohort of Australian Aboriginal children from two-dimensional digital facial photographs...

Page last updated 20 February 2018

Commentary of study looking at objective 3-dimensional facial imaging and differences between the facial shape of individuals with FAS and individuals without FAS or partial FAS...

Page last updated 20 February 2018