20 min

Episode 5: The truth about alcohol and pregnancy (FASD) My Healthy Life Podcast by Mission Health

In our society, alcohol is not seen as a drug by many people and, while it may seem obvious to some, there’s confusion and mixed messages about alcohol use during pregnancy. There are many unknowns during pregnancy that we cannot control for, but one thing we do know is that FASDs (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders) are the only birth defects that are 100 percent preventable. This episode is brought to you by PRIME, a community education program by Mission Health.

In our society, alcohol is not seen as a drug by many people and, while it may seem obvious to some, there’s confusion and mixed messages about alcohol use during pregnancy. There are many unknowns during pregnancy that we cannot control for, but one thing we do know is that FASDs (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders) are the only birth defects that are 100 percent preventable. This episode is brought to you by PRIME, a community education program by Mission Health.

20 min