How preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is about gender, trauma and harm reduction

Dr. Nancy Poole discusses the importance of considering gender, trauma and harm reduction for reducing stigma and better understanding pregnant women’s experiences of substance misuse. She argues that evidence based frameworks and transdisciplinary collaboration among researchers, clinicians, policy makers and service providers will help to shift stigma and better connect concern about children’s health with women’s health.