Birth Mothers

 

Whether you are a birth mother, a student, an adoptive parent, or a professional, you will find articles, studies, opinions, and books on the subject of birth mothers of children with FAS and other Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD):

 

Birth Moms

by Teresa Kellerman

http://come-over.to/FAS/BirthMoms.htm

 

Birth Moms and FAS Q&A 
by Teresa Kellerman, based on studies by Dr. Sterling Clarren
http://come-over.to/FAS/BirthMomsFAQ.htm

 

Dr Sterling Clarren's Keynote Address

Yukon 2002 Prairie Northern Conference on FAS

http://come-over.to/FAS/Whitehorse/WhitehorseArticleSC1.htm

 

Elizabeth Russell's Conference Speech

Australia Conference June 2007

http://www.elizabethrussell.com.au/2007/06/25/1st-national-australian-conference-on-feal-alcohol-spectrum-disorder/

 

A Mother's Perspective on Alcoholism

by Penny, adoptive mother of a teen with FAS

http://come-over.to/FAS/BirthMomsNoBlame.htm

 

Can You Forgive the Other Mother?

By Nanette, an adoptive mother of a young woman with FAS

http://come-over.to/FAS/othermother.htm

 

My Sonís Other Mother

By Sue Truax, adoptive mother to Eldon with FAS

http://come-over.to/FAS/OtherMom.htm

 

Another Birth Motherís Words of Wisdom 

http://come-over.to/FAS/noblamenoshame.htm

 

ďWhy arenít you angry at the birth mom?Ē

One adoptive momís answer to another adoptive momís question

http://come-over.to/FAS/AngerAtBirthMoms.htm

 

Tell Them That I Loved Them
An adoptive mother's response to a birth mother's request
http://come-over.to/FAS/request.htm

 

An Adoptive Mother's Answer to Anger

by Claudia Barker

http://come-over.to/FAS/BirthMomPerspective.htm

 

Help, Hope, Healing from the Inside Out
by Linda LaFever

 http://www.fetalalcoholsyndrome.org/sister1.txt

 

The Blame Game

by Mary Horner

http://come-over.to/FAS/BlameGame.htm

 

Tell Them That I Loved Them
An adoptive mother's response to a birth mother's request
by Tammy
http://come-over.to/FAS/request.htm

 

Advice from a Birth Mother
by Mercedes Alejandro

http://www.come-over.to/FAS/Mercedes.htm

 

Identification of Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Opportunity for Referral of their Mothers for Primary Prevention - Washington 1993-1997

MMWR Weekly, October 16, 1998 / 47(40);861-864

http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00055301.htm

Parent-Child Assistance Program (P-CAP)/Birth to 3 Program
Streissguth's P-CAP has served over 630 women and their families.
http://depts.washington.edu/fadu/FADU.projects.html#B23P

Books by Birth Mothers:

 

Cheers! Here's to the Baby
by Linda Belle La Fever

http://www.come-over.to/FAS/cheersbook.htm

 

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects: Strategies for Professionals
by Diane Malbin

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0894869515/thefasbookstore

 

 

 


FAS Community Resource Center

Updated February 2008