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Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Linked to Host of Problems in Children

(8/1/2012)

Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Linked to Host of Problems in Children
By Robert Preidt
HealthDay News
July 23, 2012

Central nervous system abnormalities are common among children whose mothers drink large amounts of alcohol during pregnancy, a small new study finds.

Most children exposed to large amounts of alcohol while in the womb do not go on to develop fetal alcohol syndrome. Diagnosis of this condition requires abnormalities in three areas: facial features, physical growth and the central nervous system.

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