U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause a range of lifelong disorders, known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders(FASDs). Learn about the characteristics and behaviors of children with FASDs and how much alcohol is too much to drink during pregnancy.

Review Date: Tuesday, February 01, 2011

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC

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