It’s been a very difficult six weeks. The maiden has, on a few occasions, said she wants to kill herself. And while I’m not sure she truly understands what it would really mean if she killed herself, I know she is likely overwhelmed and wants the stress and confusion and changes to end. When we … More Hanging on to light and life.
A video clip came up on my Twitter feed this morning about results of a study Bristol University conducted looking at 70 years of studies to find evidence of outcomes for “light drinking” during pregnancy. While they agree on the evidence about the risks of heavy alcohol consumption during pregnancy, their objective was to “determine … More FASD: It’s time to Stop the Debate.
Today for many students, it’s back to school after the summer break. For the maiden as well. Only she is off to College. So Day 4 on my Red Shoes Rock to Stop FASD journey is dedicated to my daughter. Because after all, she is the whole reason I started this journey. Before she came … More Red Shoes Rock Day 5: Back to School
Today’s post is slightly different then the rest. Whereas when I highlighted a series from one particular source, I ended with the summary, today I am starting with the summary. If you want to share the individual infographics for each of these 10 components of FASD prevention I will be posting those daily on OSB … More Day 89 – 98 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention
Dear Everybody: It’s time to end stigma Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital launched a new anti-stigma campaign today called, Dear Everybody. I am so excited about this campaign that I interrupted the scheduled 99 Days and included this campaign as today’s tip. I’ve not even had time to read everything – I wanted to share … More Day 88 of 99 Days to FASDay: Dear Everybody
Day 84 of 99 Days to 9/9 or FASDay continues looking at alcohol use. Over the last few days, we looked at drinking habits of Canadians and Americans, today we look at the use of alcohol, around the world, during pregnancy. Global Prevalence of Alcohol Use During Pregnancy Highlights below are from the study: Estimation … More Day 84 of 99 Days to FASDay: Pregnancy and Alcohol Use
Using the Neurobehavioral Approach We return to another series of posts featuring the NB Approach for raising or supporting a person with FASD. You can find the first series of posts here: Day 12 of 99 Days to FASDay. Rather than posting individually over the last few days here on WordPress, I combined the posts into … More Days 75-80 of 99 Days to FASDay: Neurobehavioral Approach to FASD