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November 22, 2002 - Ottawa Congress Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Tobacco and Alcohol During Pregnancy: Lifelong Effects on the Child


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Poll conducted by Léger-Marketing in November 2002 : Canadians’ perceptions and opinions regarding tobacco and alcohol consumption of women during pregnancy 
 
Experts' presentations:

Alcohol: effects on the fetus (FAS and FAE) and on the social and emotional development of young children
Impact of moderate fetal alcohol exposure on child development (Lisa M. Chiodo, Sandra W. Jacobson, Joseph L. Jacobson)


Tobacco during pregnancy: effects on the fetus and on the social and emotional development of young children  
Pregnancy smoking and anti-social behaviour (David Fergusson)


Policies on alcohol and tobacco that may prevent or alleviate their effects on the fetus and on young children  
The pros and cons of existing policies on pregnant and post-partum smokers: a review (Peter Selby)

Social policies and the prevention of alcohol use in pregnancy (Claire D. Coles)


Alcohol and tobacco prevention and intervention services  
Clinical intervention and support for children aged zero to 5 years with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and their parents/caregivers (Kieran D. O'Malley, Ann P. Streissguth)


Round table: what can be done to improve and better coordinate prevention and intervention services that address the effects of alcohol and tobacco exposure on the fetus and on young children? 
Improving services for women and children affected by alcohol use during pregnancy (Dawn Ridd, Manitoba Health)

Alcohol-related birth effects and aboriginal peoples: prevention, identification and intervention services (Caroline L. Tait)





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