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FAS Prevention Posters


* 01 Ways to Have a Healthy Baby

Measures 8" x 24" and has Aboriginal and Caucasian versions available. This poster offers advice and suggestions for the mother, her partner, family, friends and siblings on having an alcohol-free pregnancy. Available from

Alberta Children's Services, Office for the Prevention of Family Violence

11th Floor, Seventh Street Plaza, 10030 107 Street

Edmonton, AB T5J 3E4

Tel: (780) 422-5916

Fax: (780) 427-2039

Recent FAS Prevention Pamphlets and Booklets


* Drinking Alcohol While You Are Pregnant Can Harm Your Baby (2000)

This bilingual pamphlet explains the toll-free telephone service Alcohol and Substance Use in Pregnancy Helpline and provides some myths and facts about alcohol and substance use. There is no cost for the brochures, charge for shipping and handling. Includes copies of a poster. Available from

The Motherisk Program

Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue

Toronto, ON M5G 1X8

Tel: 1 (877) 327-4636

Fax: (416) 813-7562

Supporting Change: Preventing and Addressing Alcohol Use in Pregnancy


I Alcohol Use and Pregnancy

II The Impact of Alcohol Use and Pregnancy

III History of the Definition Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

IV Why Focus on Physicians?

V Supporting Change: Preventing and Addressing Alcohol Use in Pregnancy

VI What You Can Do about Alcohol Use and Pregnancy

--adapted by Tekla Hendrickson from material by Wendy Burgoyne, Best Start: Ontario's Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre

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