Fetal Alcohol Disorders by Sandra Alters

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30 What Are Fetal Alcohol Disorders? “ Failure to diagnose an individual as having a brain damaged by alcohol, malnutrition, head trauma or any other misfortune is widespread in the medical community. ” —Charles Huffine, “Psychiatry and FASD,” Iceberg Newsletter, March 2010. org. Huffine is a practicing child and adolescent psychiatrist in Seattle, Washington, and a specialist in fetal alcohol disorders. “ Correctly diagnosing a child with FAS before age 6 can have a protective influence, decreasing the odds that he or she will suffer severe secondary disabilities in adolescence and adulthood.

Gov. • 48 The Connecticut branch of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome reveals that about 15 percent of women do not know that drinking alcohol during pregnancy is dangerous to the fetus. What Is the Cause of Fetal Alcohol Disorders? Drinking Patterns Show Risk to Fetus Some women of childbearing age drink more than others. One study published in 2009 found that college-educated women drank more than women with less education and that heavier use was higher among 18-to-24-year-old women than other age groups.

In addition, over half of nonpregnant women who are of childbearing age use alcohol, and about 12 percent binge drink. These women could unknowingly be pregnant and risk exposing their fetuses to these disorders. Self-reported alcohol use and binge drinking by pregnant and nonpregnant women aged 18–44 60% Percent 50% Any use, not pregnant Binge drinking, not pregnant Any use, pregnant Binge drinking, pregnant 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% 1991 1993 1995 1997 1999 Year 2001 2003 2005 Note: Binge drinking is defined as five or more drinks on at least one occasion.

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