No alcohol is safest during pregnancy.
For decades, international medical consensus has remained unchanged: there is no known safe amount of alcohol that a woman can consume while pregnant, nor is there a “safe time” to consume alcohol during pregnancy.
Every mother and every fetus is different, but the developing brain is always sensitive to alcohol. The message is simple and important: No alcohol is safest during pregnancy.
No mother wants to harm her unborn child, but abstinence from alcohol can be challenging. Many underlying factors may impel a woman to drink during her pregnancy, from misinformation and social pressures to addiction and untreated mental health issues.
The Prevention Conversation
CFAN is a partner in Let’s Talk: The Prevention Conversation, a province-wide project to equip health and social service providers with the knowledge and skills to engage with clients in brief, non-judgmental conversations about alcohol and pregnancy. We have a range of resources, speakers, education and training opportunities available.
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Additional prevention information and resources are available online from The FASD Prevention Conversation