The St. Louis Arc kicked off International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) month with an information session on the effects of alcohol on pregnancy. September 9 is recognized as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders FASD Awareness Day. This day, the 9th day of the 9th month, symbolizes the 9-months of pregnancy that a woman should remain alcohol free.
What is Go the Whole 9
Go the Whole 9 is a prevention campaign offered by the St. Louis Arc, which offers many resources for individuals looking to learn more. In a recent Facebook Live session, Julia Schaffner, Program Coordinator at the Arc, shares how alcohol affects pregnancy and answers common questions.