Patient Resources

Patient resources regarding pregnancy and alcohol consumption. Information is available from ACOG, as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and additional non-profit advocacy organizations.

The resources listed as follows are for information purposes only. Referral to these sources and web sites does not imply the endorsement of ACOG. This list is not meant to be comprehensive. The exclusion of a source or web site does not reflect the quality of that source or web site. Please note that web sites are subject to change without notification.

ACOG Frequently Asked Questions for Patients

Alcohol and Women

Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs, and Pregnancy

Reducing Risks of Birth Defects

Referral and Treatment 

24-hour Help Hot Line 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Treatment Locator

Identifies alcohol and substance abuse treatment resources within a specified distance according to the needs of the patient (Managed by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Free Counseling on Medication Use During Pregnancy: MotherToBaby is offering free expert counseling on medication use during pregnancy via phone, text, or live chat; Spanish speaking counselors are available. Click here.

Special Populations:  

College students- Affordable Colleges Online has created several resources for college students to help them navigate the issues of alcohol and other substance use on campuses:

Individuals with Alcohol use Disorder (AUD)- the Alcohol Addiction Center has a comprehensive guide for individuals with AUD, previously known as alcoholism.


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention from NY District ACOG 

Fact Sheets


*Posters available to order for free here.



Partner Organizations

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NoFAS)



American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC  20024-2188
Mailing Address: PO Box 96920, Washington, DC 20024-9998