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Alcohol Use During Pregnancy
If a woman doesn’t drink while pregnant her child cannot have an FASD.
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
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Why Alcohol is Dangerous?
When a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, so does her unborn baby. Alcohol in the mother's blood passes through the placenta to the baby through the umbilical cord. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, and a range of lifelong disorders, known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs).
There is no known safe amount of alcohol to drink while pregnant.
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