Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

What Is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome?

Fetal alcohol syndrome is growth, mental, and physical problems that may occur in a baby when a mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy.

The problems caused by fetal alcohol syndrome vary from child to child, but defects caused by fetal alcohol syndrome are irreversible.

Cause Of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome:

Fetal alcohol syndrome usually occurs when a pregnant woman has more than four standard drinks per day while milder symptoms have been found with two drinks per day during the early part of pregnancy.

Drinking alcohol while pregnancy leads to:

Symptoms Of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome:

Children with fetal alcohol syndrome exhibit the following symptoms:

  1. smaller eye opening
  2. flattened cheekbones
  1. poor memory
  2. inability to understand concepts such as time and money
  3. poor language comprehension
  4. poor problem-solving skills
  1. hyperactivity
  2. inability to concentrate
  3. social withdrawal
  4. stubbornness
  5. Impulsiveness
  6. anxiety

Diagnosis Of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome:

The following exams and tests are conducted in order to diagnose fetal alcohol syndrome:

The Doctors May Also Assess:

Treatment Of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome:

There is no cure for fetal alcohol syndrome. The symptoms may persist for a lifetime. Yet treatment is available in order to manage it.

Intervention services which may help involve:

By : Natural Health News

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