There is NO 100% safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy.

Monthly archive for April 2018

FASD Camp – One Family’s Experience

Finding CAMP – a FASD Community About a year ago, I was desperate.  Desperate to find an activity or a school or a camp or something my son could attend so he could have a social experience like other kids.  Everything we’ve tried, and I mean everything, has been a bust. HeRead more

Stigma keeps pregnant women from reporting drug use

Stigma keeps pregnant women from reporting drug use
A support worker says many pregnant women are afraid to admit to drug use for fear of losing their child. (Stock image/Shutterstock/Olesya Feketa) Stigma keeps many pregnant women in the province from reporting their drug use, says one woman who works with drug users in St. John's. "It's the stigmaRead more

Separating newborn babies from mothers with addiction does more harm than good

Separating newborn babies from mothers with addiction does more harm than good
Rebecca Dowds was suffering from opioid addiction when her daughter Sephira was born, but a new initiative allowed them to stay together from birth. (Submitted by Rebecca Dowds) Removing newborn babies from women who are suffering from addiction helps neither mother nor child, says a doctor at the forefront ofRead more
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