Alcohol And The Pregnant Woman – International Foetal Alcohol Awareness Day, 09 September

oetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders which are estimated to affect at least one percent of our population can be caused if a woman drinks alcohol during pregnancy. FASD is an umbrella term that covers foetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), alcohol-related neurodevelopment disorders (ARND), alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD), foetal alcohol effects (FAE) and partial foetal alcohol syndrome (pFAS).