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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

What is it? And what does it mean? Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) are a group of disorders that have a wide range of effects. FASDs are caused by a woman consuming alcohol during her pregnancy.  Since alcohol can cross the placenta, it can have detrimental effects on the fetus. Alcohol can cause developmental problems…