Monthly Archives: September 2014

Substance Use During Pregnancy: An Overview of Key Canadian Policy and Practice Areas

Canada FASD Research Network’s Action Team on Prevention from A Women’s Health Determinants Perspective Legislation, social policy and health care and child welfare practices can contribute significantly to effective care and support for women who use substances during pregnancy. This … Continue reading

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First Nations Women’s Healing: Moving from Hardship to Resilience

This Photovoice project was an entry point to developing a deeper understanding of the experiences of women who are concerned about their health, their family, and their culture. Their images and words reflect an understanding of health and healing based … Continue reading

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Alcohol and Pregnancy Warning Signage Information Kit for Local Governments in BC

Gerald Thomas, Ph.D, Okanagan Research Nancy Poole, BC Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health, 2013 This resource includes a discussion of the form and types of messages that can be provided via FASD prevention signs including examples of recommended messages … Continue reading

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