Fetal Alcohol Syndrome- Effects

(FAS)- (FAE)

What is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome- Effects?

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a condition that results from alcohol exposure during pregnancy. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is defined as the lack of cognitive function of the brain. Fetal Alcohol Effects are the impaired physical features of the infants facial features.

It is estimated that each year in the United States 1 in every 750 infants are born with physical, developmental, and functional problems that are referred to as Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Another 40,000 infants are born with Fetal Alcohol Effects.