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Brain damage caused by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Consumption of alcohol in pregnancy can lead to permanent brain damage.  


Permanent Brain Damage

PERMANENT BRAIN DAMAGE – A TRAGIC CONSEQUENCE of PRENATAL ALCOHOL EXPOSURE 

The FAS-brain is remarkably smaller than the normal brain and damaged.

 

Brain damage from fetal alcohol syndrome

Both babies are 6 weeks old

 

  • "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)