Alcohol and Pregnancy:  What’s the Risk?

Thank you Toronto Public Health

Pregnancy to Parenting

September is FASD Awareness month.  As a member of the Toronto FASD Network, we are joining the Red Shoes Rock campaign to raise awareness about this preventable disease. To recognize this important initiative, the Toronto sign will be lit up in red on September 9th, and we’re asking you to help us spread the word by wearing your red shoes throughout the month of September to bring attention to the impact FASD has on individuals and families.

What is FASD & what does it mean for baby?

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder(FASD) is a lifelong disability that has no cure.  FASD is a term used to describe the range of lifelong physical, mental, behavioural and learning disabilities that can occur only in individuals whose birth mother drank alcohol during pregnancy.
  • FASD is totally preventable.  The safest choice in pregnancy is no alcohol at all.  In fact, it’s never too…

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