ERIC Number: ED242596
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Drugs, Alcohol & Pregnancy.
Expectant parents are introduced to the effects of a variety of drugs on the unborn baby. Material is divided into seven sections. Section 1 deals with the most frequently used recreational drugs, including alcohol, marijuana, narcotics, depressants, stimulants, inhalants, and hallucinogens. Sections 2 and 3 focus on the effects of prescription and nonprescription drugs, while chapter 4 discusses the potential hazards of cigarette smoking and caffeine intake. Non-drug medications such as vitamins and food additives are treated in section 5. Sections 6 and 7 describe the relationship between drug taking and lactation and emphasize the importance of medical supervision during pregnancy. A selected bibliography concludes the booklet. (LP)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Congenital Impairments, Drug Education, Drug Use, Health Education, Marihuana, Narcotics, Pregnancy, Prenatal Influences, Sedatives, Social Problems, Stimulants
Do It Now Foundation, Box 5115, Phoenix, AZ 85010 ($1.00 each, quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Do It Now Foundation, Phoenix, AZ.