Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder occurs when alcohol in the mother’s blood passes to her baby through the placenta. It can cause damage to the baby’s developing brain and body and stop them from developing normally in the womb. This can result in the loss of the pregnancy. Babies who survive may be left with lifelong problems.Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the term used to describe the permanent impacts on the brain and body of individuals prenatally exposed to alcohol during pregnancy.

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