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Mother’s alcoholism root of her health issues by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Mon 15 Aug 2011 12:00am Dear Carol: My mom is 64 years old and had a stroke three years ago. She lives alone and I feel she cannot take care of herself. She has been an alcoholic for many years and it is putting her health at high risk, as well as her safety. Mom recently fell and lay on the floor until I found her two days later. After finding her, I calle ... Read on »
Why Some Mothers (Wrongly) Let Kids Try Alcohol by Medline Plus Posted Wed 26 Sep 2012 4:00pm Early introduction may lead to problem drinking in teen years, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parenting , Underage Drinking Read on »
Mother’s little helper by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 23 Oct 2013 6:29am   This image shows a red wine glass. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Ann Dowsett Johnston says that alcohol is the new mother’s little helper :    But those Mad Men years took their toll. My mother wasn’t the only one self-medicating with a combination of alcohol and a benzodiazepine called Valium. By the end of the sixties, two ... Read on »
Ezine Article on Growing Up in an Alcoholic family by addictiondoc Posted Tue 22 Dec 2009 4:45am I published an ezine article several days ago called, “Alcoholic Mother: An Alcoholic Family Nightmare”. I discussed the effects of growing up in a tense and chaotic environment with an alcoholic mother. (If you or someone you know has a parent or spouse with an alcohol problem, please click here to get my free special report on avoiding th ... Read on »
Breastfeeding: The Effects of Alcohol and Caffeine on Breast Milk by Kodjoworkout Posted Fri 25 May 2012 7:00am As any mother knows breastfeeding is the best when it comes to the nutrition for your baby. However, some may not know that certain foods or beverages can actually pass through the breast milk and harm the baby. No one is saying that new moms can’t touch alcohol or other products such as caffeine, but there is a way to keep the baby safe ... Read on »
Choline for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders? by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Jun 2010 4:39pm Common supplement may reduce cell death in pregnancies. A common dietary supplement markedly decreases defects in the skull and brain formation of  lab mice born to mothers exposed to alcohol, say researchers at the Medical College of Georgia. Among the grisly list of potential effects caused by alcohol consumption d ... Read on »
Mom's Alcoholism Especially Tough on Daughter's Mental Health by Medline Plus Posted Tue 20 Jul 2010 2:00pm Study finds that outcomes are worse for daughters of affected women, vs. other parent-child pairings By Robert Preidt Tuesday, July 20, 2010 TUESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- The risk that children of an alchoholic parent run of developing a psychiatric illness later in life may depend, in p ... Read on »
Celebrating with Alcohol: A Reward for a Job Well Done? by RaisingTeens Posted Wed 09 Mar 2011 2:25pm Mar 9, 2011 by Charisse Willis | Categories , , , , , , , I stem from a family of alcoholics and though my mother managed to escape that legacy, I was still raised in a house where a hard day’s work was rewarded with a glass of wine. Dinner parties included various alcoholic drinks of my ... Read on »
Misdiagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 29 Jul 2012 2:38pm Facial abnormalities not present in most cases. Back in 1967, when a French pediatrician tried to alert doctors to developmental problems he had recognized in the children of alcoholic mothers, he didn’t make much progress.  A few years later, pediatrician David Smith began seeing the same sorts of trouble as Paul Lemoine had seen in ... Read on »
Are adopted children paying the price for their birth mothers binge drinking? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 29 Jun 2010 7:56am The national charity Adoption UK warns that there is an urgent need to raise awareness about the effects on unborn babies of alcohol consumption during pregnancy. They point out that the neurological damage caused by binge drinking during pregnancy can lead to learning and social difficulties as a child matures. When this is compounded with t ... Read on »