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Fetal diseases

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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder - NT.GOV.AU

Diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is a name given to a range of conditions. Learn more about FASD and the risks with drinking alcohol during pregnancy.

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Alcohol and pregnancy

Read about the effects of alcohol on your baby and some tips on avoiding it.

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a diagnostic term used to describe the range of mental and physical effects on the developing unborn baby that are caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - Alcohol and Drug Foundation

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) describes a range of physical, cognitive, developmental and emotional deficits attributable to alcohol consumption during pregnancy.

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Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - Alcohol and Drug Foundation

There is a clear causal link between heavy consumption of alcohol and FASD. However, the link between low-level alcohol exposure and the risk of harm to children developing in the womb is yet to be properly understood. This uncertainty has led to mixed messages and some confusion.

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - Synapse

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) refers to a range of impairments that children are at risk of developing if exposed to alcohol before birth.

Read more on Synapse - Australia's Brain Injury Organisation website

Great power. Great irresponsibility. - Alcohol and Drug Foundation

Corporate social responsibility is also a powerful shield for the alcohol industry. Alcohol industry bodies use their public relations arm to be loud and proud about their corporate social responsibly while promoting industry-friendly interventions.

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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) | Raising Children Network

Drinking alcohol in pregnancy can cause birth defects and long-term health problems for babies and children. This is fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).

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Creating equity for young people living with FASD - Alcohol and Drug Foundation

We take a look at the latest research from Western Australia, focusing on the juvenile justice system, and how early diagnosis and prevention efforts could have a broad and significant positive ripple effect.

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