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Smoking, Alcohol, And Pregnancy

Smoking, Alcohol, And Pregnancy: Additional Sources Of Information

Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 15:03

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

Here are some reliable sources that can provide more information on smoking, alcohol, and pregnancy:

American Lung Association 
Phone: 212-315-8700
http://www.lungusa.org

The American Lung Association offers a variety of smoking control and prevention programs, along with information about the risks associated with cigarette smoking.

American Cancer Society 
Phone: 1-800-ACS-2345
http://www.cancer.org

The American Cancer Society offers information and support for cancer patients and their families, as well as educational materials on the cancer risk associated with smoking and drinking.

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 
Phone: 202-785-4585
http://www.nofas.org

The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome provides information and support for families and children dealing with fetal alcohol syndrome, as well as general educational information about FAS.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, one of the National Institutes of Health, provides information for families and health care professionals, as well as supporting research and prevention and treatment initiatives.

Alcoholics Anonymous 
Phone: 212-870-3400
http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org

Alcoholics Anonymous is focused on helping alcoholics recover and maintain sobriety. In the U.S./Canada: Look for "Alcoholics Anonymous" in any telephone directory.

March of Dimes 
http://www.marchofdimes.com/contactus/contactus.html To find your local chapter. 
http://www.marchofdimes.com/aboutus/contact_us.asp To contact March of Dimes directly.

March of Dimes provides information and supports research to help families and their babies beat the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birthweight.

Cord Blood Banking Information

Provides information on public and private umbilical cord blood collection and storage.

Online: http://www.cordbankings.com/

Smoking, Alcohol, And Pregnancy