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"When Rain Hurts" by Mary Greene

In this episode of the BSTS talk show, change agents and Dr. Rich recently sat down with Mary Greene, an adoptive mother of two children from Russia, to discuss her memoir, which is much like a contemporary version of Michael Dorris’s, “The Broken Cord.”    …
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FASD Prevention = [Preconception Health] OR [Alcohol + Contraception]

BSTS Blog Series: “Protecting unborn babies from alcohol-related harm”

Written by Nathalie P

The author of this series of blog posts has been an intern with the Better Safe than Sorry Project this summer since graduating from high school in Montgomery County, Maryland. 468 more words


Margarita's on Mumpa

Let me start this by saying something that should be (and I thought WAS) universally known…

Alcohol and Pregnancy DO NOT MIX.

I was speaking to a mother of three about my pregnancy last night, when she saw a bottle of white wine on the table and said “I want wine” I jokingly responded with “Me too” when she told me… 268 more words

Bad Advice

American Bar Association Resolution on FASD: A Call to Action for the Criminal Justice System

A high percentage (60-80%) of individuals with FASD are arrested by age 18.  Due to their special needs, they require unique treatment and services to help improve their success rate in the community and prevent future trouble with the law.  187 more words


Square Sequins

…a post from my previous blog, Paper Plate Prayers…(12/20/13)

All my life I’ve been in awe at how beautiful certain things appear to be.  I took great pride in keeping the shine to the first pair of patent leather Mary Janes I wore as a little girl.  453 more words

Special Needs

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Will Not Hold My Brother Back!

Watch my brother Kyle, compete at Special Olympics last month.  GO KYLE!

Follow Kyle on his new twitter account: @Tinker_Kylie

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

BSTS talk show episode 4: Topic - "Ideas for raising awareness about the dangers of prenatal alcohol exposure"

Our fourth episode of “Better Safe Than Sorry – Alcohol and Unprotected Sex Don’t Mix!” sheds light on the recent Alaska initiative to prevent FASD by placing pregnancy test dispensers in the women’s bathrooms of bars. 426 more words