fetal alcohol syndrome

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a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy


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They also anticipate that, even though, she is very placid now, she will fall prey to mood swings and temper tantrums as she gets older - a known feature of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.
The lifetime medical and social costs of foetal alcohol syndrome are estimated to be as high as pounds 1million per child born with the disorder.
Foetal Alcohol Syndrome is the biggest cause of non-genetic intellectual disability in the western world and the only one that is 100 per cent preventable.
Kyle was diagnosed with Foetal Alcohol Syndrome after doctors spotted the tell-tale symptoms: small eye openings, a thin upper lip and no groove between his nose and upper lip.
Susan Fleisher, of the National Organisation for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome, is concerned that many women get pregnant on binges - and don't realise for weeks until the damage has been done to the developing baby.
And regular heavy drinking can cause Foetal Alcohol Syndrome, with serious development problems for the baby.
It is well known that heavy boozing causes foetal alcohol syndrome - physical and mental defects in unborn kids.
Their lawyer added they were known in Ohio as exceptional adoptive parents who focused on children born with crack addiction or foetal alcohol syndrome.
And it's been proven that a heavy intake of alcohol can lead to Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), which can damage the unborn baby's brain, heart and liver.
They say foetal alcohol syndrome, plus developmental and behavioural problems, are linked to heavy boozing and current guidelines are confusing.
A MUM whose adopted daughter lives each day with the effects of foetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) has warned about the dangers of drinking during pregnancy.
Voice and Influence Award - Maria Catterick for her work in raising the issue of foetal alcohol syndrome both locally and nationally, even taking it to Parliament.
TEENAGER Niamh Brown will never be able to live independently after being born with Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.
It comes as figures show that one in every 100 babies is affected by Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder, a devastating condition which is inflicted by the mother on her unborn child.