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FASD Elephant™ #002: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) History and Diagnostic Introduction

Click the player below to listen to the podcast History The earliest known observation of possible links between maternal alcohol use and fetal damage may have been made in 1899 by Dr. William Sullivan, a Liverpool prison physician who noted higher rates of stillbirth for 120 alcoholic female prisoners than their sober female relatives and […]

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FASD Elephant™ #001: Definitions and Terminology

Click the player below to listen to the podcast Today’s episode covers the definiton of FASD and attempts to clear up the confusing terminology that has been used in the past. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) describes a continuum of permanent birth defects caused by maternal consumption of alcohol during pregnancy. Maternal alcohol crosses the […]

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