Here's a new and interesting idea that might get some traction! A bar owner in Minnesota has installed a pregnancy test dispenser in his women's restroom. Women can purchase the $3 pregnancy tests with signage reading, "Think Before You Drink."
fetal alcohol syndrome
With the holidays rapidly approaching, the age old question raises itself along with the clink of glasses -- can I join in the festivities with family and friends by having an alcoholic drink to celebrate. Maybe just one?
I am in my fifth month of pregnancy, and I am very worried that my baby will be F.A.S.D because I drank alcohol before I found out I was pregnant.
I found out I was pregnant after a month. Should I be so worried?
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is a set of physical, mental and neurobehavioral birth defects that are associated with the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy. Not all babies of mothers who consume alcohol during their pregnancy will develop Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
A woman who drinks alcohol during pregnancy risks giving birth to an abnormal child with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). A child born with FAS has a pattern of mental and physical defects.
Alcohol, found in wine, beer and liquors, is a toxic substance that is quickly transferred from the mother's bloodstream to the baby's.