WHO: Nationwide campaign aims to educate women in Ukraine on the harm of alcohol consumption during pregnancy

It is estimated that 25–35% of women in Ukraine consume alcohol during pregnancy. As a result, the country has one of the highest rates of

CanFASD Article Summary: Understanding Contraceptive Behaviour to Prevent Unintended Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies

Background Sexually active individuals of reproductive age are particularly at risk of unplanned alcohol-exposed pregnancies if they frequently consume alcohol and ineffectively use and/or fail

CanFASD: Indigenous Approaches to FASD Prevention: Why Collaborative Action is Important

Submitted by Lindsay Wolfson and Toni Winterhoff. Lindsay Wolfson (MPH) is a Research Coordinator at the Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health and a consultant

Government of Canada supports projects to address and prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Canada

OTTAWA, July 24, 2019 /CNW/ – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a significant lifelong developmental disability affecting many Canadians. Individuals with FASD experience some degree of challenges

Healthy Parents Healthy Children: Cannabis is legal, but what does that mean for mothers when breastfeeding?

Cannabis There is no known safe amount of cannabis (marijuana, hashish, hash oil) to use while breastfeeding. If a mom uses cannabis, it could affect

Policy Action Paper: Toward a Standard Definition of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Canada

Language is a powerful tool which has been used to celebrate people, but also alienate populations of people. Individuals with disabilities have been faced with

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