Drinking and Reproductive Health: A Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention Tool Kit


Drinking and Reproductive Health: A Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention Tool Kit


This tool kit provides information for clinicians on preventing fetal alcohol syndrome. It contains information on how to screen and advise patients about the risks of drinking while pregnant and encourages the use of effective contraception among patients who continue to engage in risky drinking behaviors.

The tool kit includes screening and brief intervention tools for the clinican and one-page patient education handouts for download.

Tool kit components include:

  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) clinician guide
  • Additional screening tools
  • Assess readiness
  • Evaluation and continuing medical education (CME) guide
  • Standard drink pocket card
  • Strategies for change

Patient education handouts:
  • Before you get pregnant
  • If you are pregnant
  • If you are not planning a baby
  • If someone is having a baby
  • My plan for alcohol
  • My plan for birth control
  • Drinking contracts


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Funding Sources:

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Release Date: 2006
Review Date: 2012
Recent Summary: January 2012
Original Summary: April 2007
Last Updated: 01/11/12

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