FASD Prevention: Why are we still struggling?

This article discusses some thoughts about why, after 40 years, many issues advocated in the late 1990s have not yet been resolved. There are discussions about this on many groups. It causes division among those in the FASD world. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Problem Fragmentation Posted July 31, 2018 | By csponline Facebook32TwitterGoogle+EmailLinkedInShare … Continue reading FASD Prevention: Why are we still struggling?

Day 89 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention

The information for Day 89 is used with the permission of CanFASD - I encourage you to visit their webpage to download a copy of the  PDF Document which includes references for each of the components. 10 Fundamental components of FASD prevention from a women’s health determinants perspective The following ten fundamental components of FASD … Continue reading Day 89 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention

Day 41 of 99 Days to FASDay: Int’l Charter on FASD Prevention

One of the highlights of producing this 99 Day journey to FASDay is learning new information. There is so much to learn about FASD and there are so many organizations, families, caregivers, and groups sharing information freely. I continue to discover things I did not know through my research for this project. The International Charter on … Continue reading Day 41 of 99 Days to FASDay: Int’l Charter on FASD Prevention

Day 6 of 99 Days to FASDay: Talking to Women About Alcohol and Pregnancy

FASD prevention work is complex; it involves much more than providing information about the risks of alcohol use in pregnancy. Preventing risky alcohol use by pregnant women (and mothers before and after pregnancy) does not take place at only one point in time, nor does it occur through a single interaction with one care provider. In … Continue reading Day 6 of 99 Days to FASDay: Talking to Women About Alcohol and Pregnancy