The facts we all should know

FACT #18

Did you know that alcohol can harm your unborn baby?

Alcohol crosses the placental barrier affecting normal foetal development, causing damage to the brain and to the growth of vital organs. A baby whose mother has consumed alcohol during pregnancy can be born with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and suffer serious cognitive, motor, psychological problems.

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CDC. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)

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