Social agency stresses alcohol-free New Year’s Eve for moms-to-be

The Prevention Conversation: A Shared Responsibility Project

1297606737472_ORIGINALSocial 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.

http://globalnews.ca/news/2425295/social-agency-stresses-alcohol-free-new-years-eve-for-moms-to-be/

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…

View original post 223 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s