Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders are only caused by drinking alcohol while pregnant and is the one completely preventable cause of intellectual disabilities which were previously known as "mental retardation".
Recently, it’s been suggested that a “little” alcohol is acceptable. “Don’t even think about it”.
Knowing that alcohol is toxic to your baby’s developing brain, do you want to, at some point, question if his behavior or learning problems are related to your one-time indulgence?
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are called this because the continuum of damage that is done depends on which day, yes, the day, your baby’s brain was exposed to alcohol, how much you drank. What a crap shoot!
Retardation, learning disabilities and behavioral problems, big ones, result from drinking while pregnant.
It’s 40 weeks. You can wait!
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