Parenting with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Needs, Challenges, and Opportunities for Support and Research (2020)
The purpose of this paper is to summarize the limited available literature about parents with FASD and to provide recommendations for future research, practice, and policy directions.
The purpose of this issue paper is to share information about existing provincial and territorial strategies targeting FASD, including which provinces have (or have not) developed a strategy specific to FASD, and what these strategies include.
New mothers and health care providers need accurate information about the effects of alcohol intake while breastfeeding. This issue paper summarizes what is known about the effects of alcohol use on lactation, as well as the impact of alcohol use while breastfeeding on infant and child health.
Women who use substances in pregnancy and/or have children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) are highly stigmatized by the media, public, and health and social service providers. Social isolation, non-disclosure of alcohol and/or substance use, and not seeking or receiving the necessary support can be the result.