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Pregnancy : Drug Effects on Babies

BABY'S MOST IMPORTANT GIFT
Information on birth defects that are 100% preventable. Includes video, flyers and brochures. (1992, 24 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Professionals/Nurses

CARING FOR DRUG AFFECTED BABIES
As the new research on cocaine babies is emerging, so are methods to care for these innocent victims. Experts are discovering that early intervention and therapy is essential in order for these babies to grow into healthy children and adults. In this step-by-step training tape, new strategies are presented, as well as some time-proven older ones. (1991, 20 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Health professionals/General public

A CHALLENGE TO CARE: STRATEGIES TO HELP CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN
This video features clear, compelling graphics and interviews with a wide range of experts who present specific, practical interventions. The program includes methods for approaching women at risk, the impact of drugs, signs of chemical dependency during labor and delivery, etc., and treatment options. (1990, 38 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Health care providers/Social workers/Students

COCAINE KIDS: NEW STRATEGIES, NEW SOLUTIONS
The children of cocaine enter school with a variety of disabilities that present unique challenges to their educators. Many of these problems are behavioral. While there are no firm answers, suggestions and methods for improving behavior, self-esteem, and emotional instabilities are outlined for the educator and other care givers. The importance of networking with professionals and the family are emphasized. (1991, 23 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Educators/Parents/General public

COCAINE MOTHERS: BEYOND THE GUILT
Recovery from drug addiction is difficult at best, but for an addict who is also a mother, the chances are even worse. Dealing with the confusing issues of guilt, remorse and shame often complicate recovery and frequently cause relapse by exploring recovery from a mother's point of view. (1991, 25 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Health care professionals/Substance abuse professionals

DRUG BABIES
Beginning with the scope of the problem, "Drug Babies" continues the story with the physical and mental effects of drugs and alcohol to the baby (both before and after birth). This video also takes a comprehensive look at the impact the epidemic is having on the mothers, social services, foster care, education, and treatment. (1990, 30 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Hospitals/Prevention centers/ Women's programs/Government agencies/Neonatal units/ Treatment programs/Schools/Libraries/Health programs

FOR BABY'S SAKE: THE CHALLENGE OF BEING PREGNANT IN THE 90'S
This video shows that the most important time in a baby's life is before a woman knows she's pregnant. The video addresses nutrition, substance use during pregnancy and the need for prenatal care. (1992, 30 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Teens/ Adults

INFLUENCES: INNOCENCE BETRAYED
Explore the devastating impact on society of a growing population permanently disabled by prenatal substance abuse. The film follows children and their guardians as they attempt to cope with baffling learning and behavioral disabilities. Educators show progress is possible through early intervention. (1992, 24 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior high school to Adult

PREGNANCY ON THE ROCKS
This video examines the effects on the child of limited, as well as excessive, use of alcohol during pregnancy, in a sensitive and humanistic manner with emphasis on education and self-determination by the viewer. (1984, 28 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Women considering pregnancy, or who are pregnant and their spouses

RECOVERING HOPE MOTHERS SPEAK OUT ABOUT FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS
Recovering Hope is an intimate and evocative hour-long video about the mothers and families of children who are affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). The video, created for viewing by women in recovery and their counselors, is divided into two half-hour episodes to allow time for discussion within a treatment session. (2004, 60 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Women of childbearing years, treatment agencies, teens