International FASD Awareness Day – 9/9/2015

September 9 is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day. This day was chosen so that on the ninth day of the ninth month

Nancy Poole: Preventing FASD, the Canadian Experience (The Alcohol Briefing)

Nancy Poole, works with the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health and with BC Women’s Hospital on knowledge translation, network development, and research

Alcohol in Canadian Society

Alcohol is no ordinary commodity. It is a legal psychoactive drug that enjoys enormous popularity and special social and cultural significance in Canada, as it

One glass of wine can stop foetus breathing, study claims

Even one glass of wine can stop the foetus moving and breathing in the womb for up to two hours, an expert has warned. Professor

OH BABY: The Ultimate Guide to Contraception

One of our key messages in the prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is that if you are drinking and having sex then don’t get

Parenting In Ottawa: Great Resource No Matter Where You Live!

Parenting in Ottawa is a new resource for parents created by Ottawa Public Health and its community partners. It was designed to make parenting in

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