Alcohol can affect your overall health. Even a small amount of alcohol can be harmful. That’s why if you drink, it’s better to drink less. Following Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health can reduce the risk of health problems for everyone.

Alcohol use during pregnancy can result in serious lifelong harm for a developing baby, even before a person may know they are pregnant.

No alcohol is the only safe option when a person is trying to become pregnant, if they think they might be pregnant or if they know they are pregnant.