Social agency stresses alcohol-free New Year’s Eve for moms-to-be
CLICK TO WATCH: Catholic Social Services is hoping those hosting New Year’s Eve parties will be more supportive of moms-to-be, because fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is not just a women’s issue, it impacts everyone. Su-Ling Goh reports.
EDMONTON — When it comes to New Year’s Eve, who doesn’t like a glass of bubbly? While it’s a refreshing way to ring in the new year, an Edmonton social agency has a warning for pregnant women.
Catholic Social Services is asking those hosting New Year’s Eve parties to be mindful of moms-to-be by providing non-alcoholic options for them to drink.
“All alcohol, at any time in a pregnancy, poses risks,” said Lisa Rogozinsky, the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder program supervisor withCSS. “Everybody within our communities can take some responsibility in the prevention…
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