Tag: FAS

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS): What is It? How Serious is It?

Can a single drink cause fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)? Can pregnant women safely drink in moderation? Who is at greatest risk of having a child with the problem? How we can reduce FAS?      Overview What is FAS? FAS Research Should a Pregnant Woman Drink? Resources I. What is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome? Fetal alcohol …

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Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy: What to Believe?

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy is a subject that elicits very strong emotion.         Overview I.    Background II.   Research Findings III.   Promising Research IV.   Resources for Pregnancy I.  Background Some pregnant women have actually become frantic upon realizing they had eaten salad with wine vinegar dressing. They feared their …

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Drinking During Pregnancy: What are Its Effects?

Moderate drinking during pregnancy. That’s an important subject. Unfortunately, emotion tends to run high. At the same time, people generally have few facts.        Overview I.   Research Study II.  Emotional Subject III. Major Problem IV.  Resources I. Research Study To learn more, doctors studied 4,496 women. They followed the women throughout their pregnancies …

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