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Ask The Expert: How does prenatal exposure to alcohol, marijuana, opioids and other substances affect maternal and child health outcomes?

December 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The use of substances such alcohol, marijuana, methamphetamines, opioids and other drugs during pregnancy can have life-long health implications for the mother and her child. Randall Brown MD, PhD, FASAM, Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Hospital Center for Addictive Disorders, reviews the most recent data on these substances and their associated neonatal and childhood outcomes. Healthy Start Grantees who participated in 8 recent discussion groups organized by the EPIC Center’s Alcohol and Substance Exposed Pregnancy Prevention Initiative requested a webinar on this topic.





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The Healthy Start EPIC Center is operated by the National Institute for Children's Health Quality. This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number 1 UF5MC327500100 titled Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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