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U.S./Maine Alcohol Use      

Unintended Pregnancy Rate

U.S.    50%

Maine  36

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Tenenbaum, A., Mandel, A., Dor, T. et al. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder among pre-adopted and foster children. BMC Pediatr 20, 275 (2020)

Popova S, Lange S, Shield K, Burd L, Rehm J. Prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder among special sub-populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Addict. 2019

Petrenko,Christie, et al. “I’m doing my part, I just need help from the community:” Intervention implications of foster and adoptive parents’ experiences raising children and young adults with FASD. Journal of Family Nursing. 2019;25(2):314-347

Astley, S. J. Profile of the first 1,400 patients receiving diagnostic evaluations for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder at the Washington State Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Diagnostic & Prevention Network. Can J Clin Pharmacol. Winter 2010;17(1), e132-e164*

Lange, Shannon, et al. "Prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in child care settings: a meta-analysis." Pediatrics132.4 (2013): e980-e995

Landgren, Magnus, MD Phd, et al. Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children Adopted from Eastern Europe. Pediatrics (2010)125 (5): e1178–e1185

Please do not use without express written permission.  Data compilation (c) 2023 P. Madonna Mooney

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