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Popova, Svetlana and Lange, Shannon and Probst, Charlotte and Gmel, Gerrit and Jehm, Jurgen (2017) Estimation of national, regional, and global prevalence of alcohol use during pregnancy and fetal alcohol syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet Global Health , 5 , (3) , e290-e299.

Gill, I and Sharif, F (2017) Out of sight, out of mind? A national survey of paediatricians in Ireland regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Irish Medical Journal , 110 , (3) , p. 528.

(2017) Say no to alcohol in pregnancy. Health Matters , 12 , (9) , p. 48.

Lange, Shannon and Probst, Charlotte and Gmel, Gerrit (2017) Global prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder among children and youth: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Pediatrics , 171 , (10) , pp. 948-956.

Mongan, Deirdre (2014) Alcohol consumption in early pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 48, Winter 2013 , pp. 14-15.

Brennan, Deirdre and Giles, Seamus (2014) Ocular involvement in fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: a review. Current Pharmaceutical Design , 20 , (34) , pp. 5377-5387.

McCarthy, Fergus P and O'Keefe, Linda M and Khashan, Ali S and North, Robyn A and Poston, Lucilla and McCowan, Lesley ME and Baker, Philip N and Dekker, Gus A and Roberts, Claire T and Walker, James T and Kenny, Louise C (2013) Association between maternal alcohol consumption in early pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes. Obstetrics & Gynecology , 122 , (4) , pp. 830-837.

Hepper, Peter J and Dorman, James C and Lynch, Catherine (2012) Fetal brain function in response to maternal alcohol consumption: early evidence of damage. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research , 36 , (12) , pp. 2168-75.

Orakwue, Nneka and McNicholas, Fiona and O'Malley, Kieran (2010) Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders -- an Irish perspective. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 27 , (4) , i-v.

Bainbridge, Jane (2009) Women in Ireland drink the most alcohol in pregnancy. British Journal of Midwifery , 17 , (10) , p. 660.

Cousins, Wendy and Wells, Karen (2005) "One more for my baby": Foetal Alcohol Syndrome and its implications for social workers. Child Care in Practice , 11 , (3) , pp. 375-383.

Keating, Frank (2002) Fetal alcohol syndrome. Irish Journal of Applied Social Studies , 3 , (1) , pp. 69-83.


Health Service Executive. [Health Service Executive] No amount of alcohol at any stage of pregnancy is safe for your baby, HSE experts advise. (09 Sep 2020)

[Irish Examiner] , Ring, Evelyn Experts recommend zero alcohol for pregnant women. (09 Sep 2019)

[Health Service Executive] An alcohol-free pregnancy is best for your baby. (09 Sep 2018)

[] , Harris, Arlene 'Pregnant women don't know they're harming their babies by drinking'. (04 Sep 2018)

[] , Gittens, Geraldine Testing mothers for alcohol consumption during pregnancy could reduce risk to babies. (10 Apr 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , Ring, Evelyn Cannabis is a destructive, nasty, evil drug, psychiatrist tells conference. (06 Apr 2018)

[Mental Daily] Alcohol & pregnancy: Ireland looks towards the future of infant mental health. (27 Sep 2017)

[] , Lynott, Laura Foetal damage 'is a hidden phenomenon in Ireland'. (09 Sep 2017)

[Irish Medical Times] , Shannon, June Ireland has the third highest rate of FASD. (07 Sep 2017)

[] , Russell, Cliodhna Low alcohol consumption during pregnancy doesn't cause harm, experts say. (18 May 2017)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] 600 babies born with Foetal Alcohol Syndrome every year. (21 Apr 2017)

[Irish Examiner] Foetal Alcohol Syndrome: Doctors unaware of dangers. (16 Mar 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Sullivan, Claire Ireland tops list for pregnant women drinking. (17 Jan 2017)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Introduction of health labelling for alcohol products will increase awareness of the risks of alcohol consumption during pregnancy. (09 Sep 2016)

[Health Service Executive] HSE marks International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day. (08 Sep 2016)

[] , Harris, Arlene Knowing your limits. (24 Feb 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , Loughlin, Elaine Alcohol bottles to carry labels warning pregnant women of drink dangers. (03 Nov 2015)

[Medical Independent] , Lynch, Priscilla Raising awareness of foetal alcohol syndrome and its associated clinical disorders. (08 Oct 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Ring, Evelyn Test all babies for alcohol syndrome. (25 Sep 2015)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] ‘No alcohol, no risk’ is the message on international FASD Day. (09 Sep 2015)

[] Pregnant women urged to avoid all alcohol. (09 Sep 2015)

[Irish Mirror] , Fearon, Alana Hundreds of drug-addicted babies born in Irish hospitals since 2008. (07 Aug 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Rogers, Stephen Roisin Shortall urges Varadkar to take action on pregnancy drinking. (06 May 2015)

[] Potential effects of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. (21 Apr 2015)

[] , O'Regan, Eilish One glass of wine 'stops foetus from moving'. (09 Apr 2015)

[Irish Medical Times] , Gill, Irwin and Sharif, Farhana Even one is one too many — Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. (05 Mar 2015)

[] , Rush, James UK: Drinking while pregnant could become a crime in historic case. (05 Nov 2014)

[Health Service Executive] Alcohol and pregnancy – ‘Think before you Drink’ First all-island guide on alcohol and pregnancy. (09 Sep 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Connors, Aoife Foetal alcohol problems possible in 7% of births. (11 Jan 2012)

[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary Coombe set to spearhead FAS alcohol intake project. (25 May 2011)

[] , Condon, Deborah Many woman drink during pregnancy. (11 Apr 2011)

Alcohol Action Ireland. [Alcohol Action Ireland] Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day. (09 Sep 2010)


Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network. (2019) Children and young people exposed prenatally to alcohol: a national clinical guideline. Edinburgh: SIGN.

The Rotunda Hospital. (2017) Rotunda hospital annual report 2016. Dublin: The Rotunda Hospital.

Ireland. Department of Health. (2016) Creating a better future together. National Maternity Strategy 2016-2026. Dublin: Department of Health.

European Alcohol Policy Alliance. (2012) Eurocare recommendations for a future EU alcohol strategy. Brussels: Eurocare.

Harwin, Judith and Madge, Nicola and Heath, Sally (2010) Children affected by Parental Alcohol Problems. Middlesex: Brunel University.

Dell, Colleen Anne and Roberts, Gary (2005) Research update: alcohol use in pregnancy: an important Canadian public health and social issue. Ottowa: Public Health Agency of Canada.

International research

Shield, Jennifer and Brown, Sarah [SHAAP] . (2020) Foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) - everybody's business. Edinburgh: SHAAP. 2 p.

Kirk-Wade, Esme . (2020) Statistics on alcohol: England. Briefing paper number CBP7626. London: House of Commons Library. 16 p.

Pan American Health Organization. (2020) Assessment of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. A training manual. Washington DC: Pan American Health Organization. 55 p. License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO

Andreasson, Sven and Dangardt, Frida and Naimi, Timothy and Chikritzhs, Tanya and Holder, Harold D and Stockwell, Tim . (2020) Alcohol and society 2020: Alcohol, pregnancy and infant health – a shared responsibility. Stockholm: Swedish Society of Nursing, SFAM, SAFF, CERA & IOGT-NTO. 40 p.

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2018) Preventing alcohol and tobacco exposed pregnancies: CHOICES Plus in primary care. London: Drug and Alcohol Findings. Drug and Alcohol Findings Research Analysis 5 p.

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. (2018) Parental alcohol misuse and children. London: Houses of Parliament. Postnote (570) 6 p.

Schölin, Lisa [WHO] . (2016) Prevention of harm caused by alcohol exposure in pregnancy. Rapid review and case studies from Member States. Geneva: World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. 53 p.

Sher, Jonathan . (2016) Missed periods: Scotland's opportunities for better pregnancies, healthier parents and thriving babies the first time . . . and every time. A primer on preconception health, education and care. Glasgow: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (Public Health). 45 p.

Williams, Janet F and Smith, Vincent C . (2015) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Clinical report: Guidance for the clinician in rendering pediatric care. American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatrics, 136 (5) 14 p. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-3113

Bonello, MR and Hilder, L and Sullivan, EA [Australian Institute of Health and Welfare] . (2014) Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: strategies to address information gaps. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. 22 p.

World Health Organization. (2014) Guidelines for the identification and management of substance use and substance use disorders in pregnancy. Geneva: World Health Organization. 224 p.

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. [NDARC] (2014) Supporting pregnant women who use alcohol or other drugs - a guide for primary health care professionals. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. 32 p.

Time IVA change, Health and Social Care, Health Services Executive, CAWT. [Health Service Executive] (2013) Alcohol & pregnancy. A pocket guide. Time IVA change, Health and Social Care, Health Services Executive, CAWT.

Finnegan, Loretta [CCSA] . (2013) Licit and illicit drug use during pregnancy: maternal, neonatal and early childhood consequences. Ottawa: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse. 116 p.

[NIAAA] (2012) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Alcohol Research & Health, 34 (1)

Whittaker, Anne [NHS Lothian] . (2003) Substance use in pregnancy. A resource pack for professionals in Lothian. Edinburgh: NHS Lothian. 199 p.

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 924 - Health promotion [34696/17]. (13 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children- babies born to mothers with substance abuse issues: discussion. (24 Sep 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 243 - Maternity services [21006/13]. (02 May 2013)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health and Children debate: alcohol marketing: discussion (resumed). (14 Dec 2011)

[Oireachtas] 17. Deputy David Stanton asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 76 and 89 of 1 July 2009 regarding foetal alcohol syndrome, if the research project undertaken by the Health Service Executive and the Coombe Hospital, Dublin, regarding alcohol exposure during pregnancy has been completed; if so, the findings of same. [26377/11] & [26378/11]. (28 Sep 2011)

[Oireachtas] 17. Deputy David Stanton asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 76 and 89 of 1 July 2009 regarding foetal alcohol syndrome, if the research project undertaken by the Health Service Executive and the Coombe Hospital, Dublin, regarding alcohol exposure during pregnancy has been completed; if so, the findings of same. [26377/11]. (21 Sep 2011)

[Oireachtas] Adjournment Debate. Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. (26 May 2009)

[Oireachtas] 268. Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children if she intends to change the law to require that labels be placed on alcoholic beverages warning of the risks of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders; the steps she is taking to prevent FASD. [2846/06]. (31 Jan 2006)


O'Malley, Kieran D, ed. (2007) ADHD and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). New York: Nova Science Publishers .

Stimson, Gerry V and Grant, Marcus and Choquet, Marie and Garrison, Preston (2007) Drinking in context: patterns, interventions, and partnerships. New York: Routledge .

Soby, Jeanette M (2006) Prenatal exposure to drugs / alcohol: characteristics and educational implications of fetal alcohol sydrome and cocaine / polydrug effects. Springfield Ill.: Charles C Thomas .

Paton, Alex and Touquet, Robin, eds. (2005) ABC of alcohol. Oxford: Blackwell .

Golden, Janet (2005) Message in a bottle: the making of fetal alcohol syndrome. Cambridge: Harvard University Press .

Preedy, Victor R and Watson, Ronald Ross, eds. (2005) Comprehensive handbook of alcohol related pathology. London: Elsevier Academic Press .

Philips, Rena, ed. (2004) Children exposed to parental substance misuse: implications for family placement. London: British Association for Adoption and Fostering .

Armstrong, Elizabeth M (2003) Conceiving risk, bearing responsibility: fetal alcohol syndrome and the diagnosis of moral disorder. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press .

Parker, James N and Parker, Philip M, eds. (2003) Fetal alcohol syndrome: a medical dictionary, bibliography and annotated research guide to internet resources. San Diego: Icon Health Publications .


UK Teratology Information Service. (2019) BUMPS: Best use of medicines in pregnancy - Alcohol. London: UK Teratology Information Service.


Health Service Executive. (2020) Alcohol during pregnancy. URL:

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