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A staggering 6 – 8 million people are mentally and socially disabled in South Africa due to their mothers’ intake of alcohol during pregnancy. Howeve... 


The shocking reality

A staggering 6 – 8 million people are mentally and socially disabled in South Africa due to their mothers’ intake of alcohol during pregnancy. However !…. This tragic and unacceptable condition is completely preventable! 

FAS at a Glance

THE DANGER OF ALCOHOL DURING PREGNANCY 

 What is the MOST SERIOUS DAMAGE that alcohol causes to the unborn baby? 

LIFE-LONG BRAIN DAMAGE

 Alcohol during pregnancy, is the BIGGEST CAUSE of MENTAL RETARDATION in the world.

The Good News

FAS is 100% PREVENTABLE. Be part of the solution by your kind donation towards FASfacts’ Prevention and Intervention Programs. Our children need your help. Kindly support our precious, vulnerable unborn babies …

  • "A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” ―Eda J. Le Shan

  • “Drinking during pregnancy is linked with disaster – personal disaster for the ‘bright-eyed ones,’ disaster for their families and their hope for their young, and disaster for . . . society as we struggle to pay the huge price of this destruction.” - Prof. Ann Streissguth, Ph.D.

  • "If you're pregnant, don't drink. If you drink, don't get pregnant" - Eva Carner

  • "Every day is FASD Awareness day" - Teresa Kellerman (www.babybornfree.com)