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1 Who wants to prevent FASD??

2 LEARNING The first step to prevention is learning the basics LEVEL ONE:

3 LEARNING What does FASD stand for? a)Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder b)Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder c)Fetal Alcohol Sexual Dysfunction d)Fetal Alcohol Structural Defect b) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

4 LEARNING FASD is strictly a women’s issue. True False

5 AWARENES S The second step to prevention is being aware of the issues. LEVEL TWO:

6 AWARENES S When is it most safe to drink alcohol during pregnancy? a)Third trimester b)Never c)First trimester d)Any time b) Never

7 AWARENES S` The symptoms of FASD: a) Decrease slowly in terms of mental disabilities. b) Increase over time in terms of physical characteristics. c) Are lifelong and can affect all aspects of an individual’s life. d) Are the same regardless of the amount/time of alcohol consumption by the mother. c) Are lifelong and can affect all aspects of an individual’s life.

8 KNOWLEDG E The third step to prevention is knowing the facts! LEVEL THREE:

9 KNOWLEDG E Physical characteristics of FAS are: a) Short opening between eye lids and a cleft palate. b)Thin upper lip, flattened vertical grooves between nose and upper lip and short opening between eye lids. c) Thin upper lip and abnormal spinal curve. d) Bowlegged and a cleft palate b)Thin upper lip, flattened vertical grooves between nose and upper lip and short opening between eye lids.

10 KNOWLEDG E Behavioural and mental characteristics are: b) Non-creative and difficulty handling money. c) Compulsive lying and experience night terrors. d) Difficulty with decision making, sleeping and forming friendships a) Experience hallucinations and have trouble sleeping. d) Difficulty with decision making, sleeping and forming friendships

11 WISDOM The fourth step to prevention is having the wisdom to make informed choices. LEVEL FOUR:

12 WISDOM If you choose to drink while pregnant, which form of alcohol would be the least damaging to the fetus? a)Spirits b)Beer c)Wine d)All are equally harmful

13 There is a law in Ontario stating that all establishments serving/selling alcohol must have a sign indicating the risk of FASD True False

14 WISDOM What is Sandy’s Law? (Ontario only) a) Bartenders cannot serve alcohol to visibly pregnant women. b) Where alcohol is served there must be appropriate and visible signs warning clients of the dangers of drinking while pregnant. c) Visibly pregnant women are not allowed to enter alcohol serving facilities. d) In order for a bartender to serve a visibly pregnant woman, she/he must advise them of the dangers of drinking while pregnant. b) Where alcohol is served there must be appropriate and visible signs warning clients of the dangers of drinking while pregnant

15 APPRECIATION The fifth step to prevention is having an appreciation for the issues. LEVEL FIVE:

16 APPRECIATION Which of the following statements is true? a)Alcohol passes freely through the placenta. b) Women who drink during pregnancy always give birth prematurely. c) By vomiting after drinking, women can lower the affects of alcohol on the fetus. d) Alcohol consumption can cause men to produce abnormal sperm which cause FASD. a)Alcohol passes freely through the placenta.

17 APPRECIATION What is the most dangerous substance to the development of the fetus? a) Cocaine b) Cigarettes c) Alcohol d) Coffee c) Alcohol

18 Prevention Putting it all together! LEVEL SIX:

19 Prevention If a women is planning a pregnancy when should she stop drinking? a) Once she thinks she might be pregnant b) Once her doctor confirms that she is pregnant c) When she starts experiencing morning sickness d) Before she starts trying to get pregnant

20 Thank you!


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