- Universal prevention efforts: These aim to educate the public of the dangers of alcohol use during pregnancy. Examples include: warning labels on beverages, PSA’s, mass media campaigns.
- Selective prevention interventions: This targets a certain individual or subgroup of the population who is more likely to have an alcohol-exposed pregnancy, meaning all women of childbearing age who drink alcohol. Examples of this include screening women for alcohol-use and providing information for those at risk.
- Indicated prevention interventions: These are aimed at women who are at the highest risk for giving birth to a child with FASD. These women include those who have had a previous child with FASD or have a known history of alcohol abuse or dependence. Interventions include alcohol treatment and measures to prevent pregnancy.
Source: FASD Competency-Based Curriculum Development Guide (2008)
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