Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
The consumption of alcohol in pregnant women sadly is still a reality around the globe. Many are not aware that even one glass of alcohol consumed can harm the unborn child forever. Symptoms of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are the consequence. Clinical pictures vary from hypernervosity and abnormal appearance, short height, low body weight, small head size, poor coordination to low intelligence, behavior problems and problems with hearing or seeing. Yearly the 9th of September is the International FASD Awareness Day - so spread the message of the risks and fatal dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy! Raise awareness on this disease in order to keep pregnant women from drinking alcohol! The unborn child is too young to drink!