Moms of FAS/FAE kids

Moms of kids with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or Fetal Alcohol Effect (or drug effected kids)


Please help!!!

I have a 5 1/2 year old adopted daughter with FAS and ADD. She recently got out of school and daycare. Her routine's changed completely. To make matters worse, it's been...


Hi New to the group with some questions!

I am currently raising my heart daughter ( dont like Step) who has been diagnose with Fetal Alcohol, she is 4 1/2 and it developmentally delayed to 2 1/2, we currently have...


Staying asleep?

I have a 34 month adopted son, who has no diagnosis of FASD, in which we are fighting to get at this time. He has severe microcephaly, severe sensory dysfunction, growth...


During the assessment...

Ok, so we have, after waiting for three years, finally met with the govt/health body that is completing the FASD assessment. To date, we have met the the main party arranging...


possible medications?

I dont know much about medications for children. My daughter is six going on seven and was diagnosed a few years ago with ARND. As she ages, I notice that it is getting more...


How to tell if a child has FAS or FAE

I have custody of my neice and I am pretty sure she has either FAS or FAE. How do I tell the difference. She is now 4 years old, and I am having issues with potty training her....


Behaviour Charts

Have you tried and was it successful using behaviour charts with your child? Did you create your own chart or find one out of a book or online? As I have twins (one that has...


new to group

hi folks! I am glad to find this group and hope for lots of info from those who have been dealing with this. My husband and I have guardianship of two grandchildren both of...



I felt so terrible when I was told my the doctor that my son had been diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Effect at the age of 4. There are so many invisible behaviors that are linked...

Started by Kathleen/Deborah on 02/09/2010 in Moms Of FAS/FAE Kids

Last update on 04/16/2010 by Bev


new here

hi everyone, I am so excited to find this group. My husband and I adopted a sibling group of three all diagnosed with fetal alcohol. We are struggling to find information out...



I am a single mother of a teenager that has been diagnosed with FAE since birth. This is not a disability that you can experiment with. We mothers that have children with...

Started by Kathleen/Deborah on 04/03/2010 in Moms Of FAS/FAE Kids

Last update on 04/03/2010 by Kathleen/Deborah



what are the facial and otherwise features to look for? is there a place to view?

Started by Jessamyn on 04/27/2009 in Moms Of FAS/FAE Kids

Last update on 02/09/2010 by Kathleen/Deborah


Strategies that work?

Hi, I am the adoptive mother of FAS twins. They were born at 26 weeks and one of that had 2 strokes as a baby. They are now 8 years old and doing wonderfully! My problem is that...


need help with destructive behavior

My adopted son Zander is 3 1/2 and has recently become much more physical with his behavior - especially towards me. He is hitting, kicking, biting, pulling hair, throwing...


Moms who have FASD

Hi, I'm waiting for a diagnosis for FASD. My mom socially drank while pregnant with me and I only found out at the age of 53 in January. I'm a part-time student taking the...


New to the group

Hi, I am Mom to 4 Children with FAS and have just found this group. I am pretty excited to have found it, there is not much support out there (at least where I live) for...


New And Wanted To Say Hello!

Hi, My name is Debbie. My son, Alexei, is eight years old and was diagnosed with FAS in 2007. He came to us when he was two months old through foster care. I found out I was...