Alcohol and Pregnancy in Canada

This infographic  presents an overview of alcohol and pregnancy in Canada for a general audience. Click on the image to view and/or download as a PDF. Feel free to share with others.

Key Canadian Resources on FASD Prevention

Are you trying to get up to speed on preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)? Well, the resources below are a really good place to start! All the resources are available free and on-line.

Best Start. (2002). Reducing the Impact: working with pregnant women who live in difficult life situations. Toronto, ON: Best Start: Ontario’s Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre.

Best Start. (2003). Keys to a successful alcohol and pregnancy communication campaign.  Toronto, ON: Best Start: Ontario’s Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre.

FASD Network Action Team on FASD Prevention from a Women’s Health Determinants Perspective. (2014). Substance Use During Pregnancy: An Overview of Key Canadian Policy and Practice Areas.

FASD Network Action Team on FASD Prevention from a Women’s Health Determinants Perspective. (2014). Alcohol, Pregnancy and Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: What Men Can Do to Help.

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FASD Network Action Team on FASD Prevention from a Women’s Health Determinants Perspective. (2012). Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Women Who Use Substances: What Communities Are Doing to Help.

FASD Network Action Team on FASD Prevention from a Women’s Health Determinants Perspective. (2010). 10 Fundamental components of FASD prevention from a women’s health determinants perspective.

FASD Network Action Team on FASD Prevention from a Women’s Health Determinants Perspective . (2009). Taking a relational approach: the importance of timely and supportive connections for women.

Institute of Health Economics. (2009). Proceedings of FASD Consensus Conference: Across the Lifespan. Edmonton, AB.

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Nathoo, T., Marcellus, L., Bryans, M., Clifford, D., Louie, S., Penaloza, D., Seymour, A., Taylor, M., and Poole, N. (2015). Harm Reduction and Pregnancy: Community-based Approaches to Prenatal Substance Use in Western Canada. Victoria and Vancouver, BC: University of Victoria School of Nursing and British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health.

Poole, N. (2008). Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Prevention: Canadian Perspectives. Ottawa, ON: Public Health Agency of Canada.

Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada. (2010). Alcohol Use and Pregnancy: Consensus Clinical Guidelines. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 32(8): S1-S32.

Thomas, G. and Poole, N. (2014). Alcohol and Pregnancy: Warning Signage Information Kit for Local Governments in BC. Victoria, BC: Ministry of Health.