FASD is a lifelong disability that affects the brain and body of people exposed to alcohol in the womb. Each person with FASD has both strengths and challenges. They will need special supports to help them succeed with many parts of their daily lives.
The only cause of FASD is exposure to alcohol while in the womb. There is no known safe amount of alcohol to use during pregnancy.
Go alcohol-free and think FASD every step of the way to prevent this disability.
Did you know that 50% of pregnancies in Canada are not planned?
Did you know that up to 60% of women don’t know they are pregnant early in their pregnancy?
Did you know that approximately 4% of Canadians have FASD?