My specific purpose is to inform my audience about the effects of alcohol on the fetus, the many effects and harms associated with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and treatment for fetal alcohol syndrome.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
how consuming alcohol affects a fetus
Definition of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
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When you drink, the baby drinks too, not well for developing organs and brain cells. B.
There are no safe levels of alcohol consumption during pregnancy 1.
The more alcohol consumed the greater the effects.
Any amount can be damaging and kill brain cells.
Alcohol consumption is particularly harmful in the first trimester because during the time the fetus is developing vital organs
However, at any stage of pregnancy, alcohol can have harmful effects on developing brain ll.
There are many effects and harms associated with Fetal alcohol syndrome A.
Article on Mayo Clinic, sign of fetal alcohol syndrome may include 1. Deformities of joints, limbs, and fingers
2. Slow physical growth before and after birth
3. Vision difficulties or hearing problems
4. Small head circumference and brain size
5. Poor coordination
6. Mental retardation and delayed development
7. Learning disorders
8. Abnormal behaviors, such as a short attention span, hyperactivity, poor impulse control, extreme nervousness and anxiety 9. Heart defects and more
Individuals with this syndrome also have distinct facial feature
Exceptionally thin upper lip
Short, upturned nose
Smooth skin surface between the nose and upper lip
No cure for individuals with F.A.S, and there is relatively little that can be done as treatment. A. Damage is irreversible
B. Physical complications such as heart problems may require surgery C. Families of individuals with F.A.S benefit from counseling D. Special services in schools can help individuals with...
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