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FASD Prevention Video Resources
Screening and Intervention

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 


FASD Prevention Video Resources


ACOG's FASD Project has developed provider-to-provider videos featuring physicians with expertise on alcohol use during pregnancy. Please click the links below to view their important messages.  


Karen Harris, MD, MPH: District VIII Champion

Tricia Wright, MD: District VIII Champion

What You Should Tell Her?

This video provides information to assist healthcare providers in talking about alcohol use during pregnancy with their patients.

How I Practice Video

Erin Tracy, MD, FACOG, discusses her personal connection to FASD and how she integrates her knowledge of the topic in her practice.

Screening and Intervention

Maintenance of Certification Part II: The role of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment in the perinatal period

An article about the role of ob-gyns in screening and brief intervention for FASD has been approved for Maintenance of Certification Part II (MOC II) credit, and was among the articles released by ABOG on their May 2017 list. The article, "The role of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment in the perinatal period," is available in PDF form here. You can also access the list of MOC II articles here.

Implementing Screening and Brief Intervention in Practice


The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed an online presentation entitled "Successful Implementation of Clinical Preventive Service: Alcohol Misuse Screening and Behavioral Counseling" for healthcare providers. Click here to view the presentation. CMEs and CEUs are available.

Tip Sheet on Screening and Intervention

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

The Department of Family Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University has a website dedicated to training health care providers using the SBIRT model. This model encourages routine screening of patients during all health care and behavioral health visits for at-risk alcohol and drug use.

FASD Education


Help Educate Women to Drink Responsibly

In this post on the ACOG President's Blog, John C. Jennings, MD discusses educating women about healthy alcohol consumption choices.

Setting the Record Straight on Drinking During Pregnancy

In this post on the ACOG President's Blog, Tom Gellhaus, MD discusses the importance of FASD prevention and communicating with patients regarding alcohol use during pregnancy.

Provider Education Resources:

Assess Readiness to Change
Standard drink pocket card
Strategies for change
Additional Screening Tools
MotherToBaby Blog (English/Spanish)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

This CDC report, released June 2017, provides current state-level data on women's alcohol use.

This CDC report, released February 2016, provides information on alcohol use among women who plan to become pregnant or who are at risk for unintended pregnancy. The article was published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) and accompanied by fact sheets and patient materials on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

This CDC report, released September 2015 and published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), provides data regarding alcohol use and binge drinking among women of childbearing age.


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