New poster and brochure from Healthy Child Manitoba
It is important for women to receive clear and supportive information about staying as healthy as possible during pregnancy. This includes receiving appropriate culturally sensitive information about the potential impact of alcohol on pregnancy and ways of preventing FASD.
Women accessing the North Point Douglas Women’s Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba wanted to get this message out to their community. Working with nursing students on practicum, and with help from the Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre and Mount Carmel Clinic, they designed the message they wanted women to hear and know: “You are not Alone. Support is available.” Download the poster as a PDF here.
Healthy Child Manitoba worked with the North Point Douglas Women’s Centre at the final design and production stages providing: (1) helpful suggestions about design qualities including the final placement of visuals on the posters and brochures, (2) accurate message and content information for the posters and brochures, and (3) the financial resources for the production of the posters, brochures and promotional items.
For more on alcohol and pregnancy awareness initiatives in indigenous communities, see earlier posts:
- FASD Campaign from Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia (October 22, 2012)
- Alcohol Think Again Campaign in Western Australia (June 19, 2012)
- Aboriginal Comic Book for Pregnant Women and New Moms (May 1, 2012)
- Pregnancy and Alcohol Brochure for Aboriginal Families (January 30, 2012)
- Navajo Nation Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention Program (October 18, 2011)
- Helping Friends Avoid Alcohol While Pregnant (December 2, 2010)
- Representations of Aboriginal Women in Canadian Pregnancy Information Sources (November 25, 2010)