North Carolina Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program
FASDinNC strives to prevent alcohol exposed pregnancies by providing training, education, and resources to women of childbearing age and the professionals that serve them.
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The North Carolina Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program (FASDinNC). FASDinNC strives to prevent alcohol exposed pregnancies by providing training, education, and resources to women of childbearing age and the professionals that serve them.
FASDinNC is state-wide program housed at Mission Hospital’s Fullerton Genetics Center in Asheville, the only interdisciplinary Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) clinic in state. The clinic provides diagnostics and support to improve the outcomes for individuals with FASDs and their families.
In 2016, FASDinNC partnered with the Regional Training Center of East Carolina University and now houses an Education Specialist that can provide training, education, and resources to the eastern part of the state.
To learn more about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, and how you can help prevent alcohol exposed pregnancies, contact us today to set-up a training in your community!
FASDinNC is a proud affiliate of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) and works with affiliates across the nation to increase awareness of Fetal Alcohol Specturm Disorders (FASDs). FASDinNC promotes the efforts of the the national MotherToBaby program and MotherToBaby NC, a service dedicated to providing women, their partners, health care professionals and the public with information about the impact of alcohol, medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breast feeding.
The FASDinNC partners with several organization across the state that address preconception health, underage drinking and other alcohol related programs that share a connection in the prevention of alcohol exposed pregnancies and wish to increase awareness about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs).