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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

http://www.fan.org.nz/fetal_alcohol_spectrum_disorder Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an umbrella term used to describe a range of adverse effects on development when alcohol is consumed during pregnancy. This includes Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ARND). FASD is estimated to occur in at least 1 out of every 100 live births,

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Single women most likely to smoke and drink during pregnancy

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11476953 "Of the 53 per cent (1063) women who reported that they drank any alcohol in the first trimester, 917 (86 per cent) stopped drinking by six weeks of pregnancy. Stopping drinking is likely to have corresponded with having a positive pregnancy test. So the large majority of these Auckland women

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Snip: Dealing with difficult people

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/communication-success/201309/ten-keys-handling-unreasonable-difficult-people 5. Separate the Person From the Issue Benefits: Establish yourself as a strong problem solver with excellent people skills. Win more rapport, cooperation and respect. How: In every communication situation, there are two elements present: The relationship you have with this person, and the issue you are discussing.

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Snip 1: Web tips for good mental health

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/emotional-health/improving-emotional-health.htm Do things that positively impact others. Being useful to others and being valued for what you do can help build self-esteem. Practice self-discipline. Self-control naturally leads to a sense of hopefulness and can help you overcome despair, helplessness, and other negative thoughts. Learn or discover new things. Think of it as “intellectual

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Snip: Dealing with difficult people

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/communication-success/201309/ten-keys-handling-unreasonable-difficult-people 3. Shift from Being Reactive to Proactive Benefits: Minimize misinterpretation & misunderstanding. Concentrate energy on problem-solving. How: When you feel offended by someone’s words or deeds, come up with multiple ways of viewing the situation before reacting. For example, I may be tempted to think that my co-worker

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