FASD Awareness Day September 9
year on September 9th, International FASD Awareness Day is observed.
Proclamations are issued in countries, states, provinces, and towns all
around the world. Bells are rung at 9:09 a.m. in every time zone from
New Zealand to Alaska.
all around the world gather for events to raise awareness about the
dangers of drinking during pregnancy and the plight of individuals and
families who struggle with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
first FASDay was celebrated on 9/9/99. This day was chosen so that on
the ninth day of the ninth month of the year, the world will remember
that during the nine months of pregnancy a woman should abstain from