Go the Whole 9

FASD Awareness Month September 9 is recognized as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders FASD Awareness Day. This day, the 9th day of the 9th month, symbolizes the 9-months of pregnancy that a woman should remain alcohol free. Over the last decade, awareness efforts have grown and September is now set aside as International FASD month. The St. Louis Arc’s Go […]

FASD Awareness Day

In honor of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day on September 9, 2020 the St. Louis Arc hosted a virtual Lunch and Learn to talk more about FASD. Facilitators Elizabeth M. Barlet, MD, FACOG, Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist and Julia Schaffner, Coordinator for the St. Louis Arc’s Go the Whole 9 program, shared how we can […]

Stress, Drinking, and Pregnancy

Drinking During a Pandemic As more people are home due to social distancing we have seen reports of the increased sales of alcohol throughout the United States. With increased consumption of alcohol comes increased concern about the potential risks to expectant mothers. We understand the difficulties of these times and encourage everyone to stay safe […]