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Ask The Expert: How does prenatal exposure to alcohol, marijuana, opioids and other substances affect maternal and child health outcomes?

December 12, 2017

The use of substances such alcohol, marijuana, methamphetamines, opioids and other drugs during pregnancy can have life-long health implications for the mother and her child. Randall Brown MD, PhD, FASAM, Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Hospital Center for Addictive Disorders, reviews the most recent data on these substances and their associated neonatal and childhood outcomes. Healthy Start Grantees who participated in 8 recent discussion groups organized by the EPIC Center’s Alcohol and Substance Exposed Pregnancy Prevention Initiative requested a webinar on this topic.


Randall Brown MD, PhD, FASAM; UW Hospital Center of Addictive Disorders