Every January CanFASD does a literature search for research that was published within the previous year. This year the search revealed over 400 articles published on FASD in 2020.
This Article Summary is part of our CanFASD Connect Top Articles Summary Series. Over the next several months, we will be bringing you summaries of all the recent research papers from our list of the Top FASD Articles of 2019. This is an overview of a recent research paper called Collaborative Action on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Prevention: Principles for Enacting the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action #33.
Documenting if women who gave birth to children with FASD had access to adequate prenatal health care is the first step in understanding the role that these services play in helping to reduce prenatal alcohol exposure. However, few studies have investigated the rates of prenatal care use by women who have given birth to children with FASD.
Although health care professionals in maternity care settings play a major role in screening, researchers have shown that this screening is not consistently occurring. Existing research has identified some of the barriers that women who are pregnant face when accessing prenatal care, however, very little research has been done to explore the barriers that primary care workers face when providing care.
Register now for our first webinar of 2021: Identifying Best Practices for FASD Prevention, Intervention, and Support! This 60-minute webinar with CanFASD Researcher, Lindsay Wolfson, will be held on January 29, 2021, at 2:00pm EST. More and more online opportunities for professional development are popping up in our increasingly virtual environment. Although there are lots of courses out there for … Read More
In light of all the coverage of COVID-19, CanFASD would like to provide you with some information during this difficult time. There is a lot of false information spreading around social media regarding COVID-19. Stay up to date with evidence-based information from your local government or health agency.
International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrates the achievements of women around the globe, while also highlighting the need for gender equality. IWD is over 100 years old! It was first celebrated in 1911 and is now held every year on March 8th. On International Women’s Day it is important to have open and honest conversations about health equity, including the opportunity for … Read More