Fetal alcohol syndrome

What is Fetal alcohol syndrome?

Fetal alcohol syndrome is a condition in which occurs due to excessive consumtion of alcohol by mother during pregnancy to a foetus leading to defective CNS development , stunted growth , behavioral changes , facial deformities .

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hi! my name is Carmen,i am 40 years and 12 weeks pregnant.my questions is this: i have drinking beer almost every day but now i quit .if i don`t...

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Fetal alcohol syndrome is a group of conditions which occur in persons whos mothers drank...

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My question is about fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) or fetal alcohol effects (FAE) in a developing baby. I drank daily (2 to 3 drinks per day) and...

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The chances of facial malformation , developmental delay and mental retardation are quite high...

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I had a drinking problem before I found out I was pregnant. I would have about two drinks in the evenings during the week, but then on the weekend,...

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The rate of Fetal alcohol syndrome- FAS is 0.5 to 2.0 cases per 1,000 live births. A large study examined...

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