Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can put your baby at risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). Learn what FAS is and how it can harm your baby.

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Can a Father's Alcohol Consumption Affect His Baby?

We know a mom-to-be's drinking places her child at risk for fetal alcohol syndrome, but a study shows dads may need to put down the bottle, too.

What Is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome?

Everything you need to know about the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy.

Drinking While Pregnant Is Never Safe

Since alcohol affects every fetus differently, new research suggests that pregnant women should avoid drinking at all costs.

Baby's First Poop Shows If Mom Drank Alcohol

A study of meconium—baby's first poop—helps doctors determine fetal alcohol exposure earlier than ever before, and draws connections to cognitive problems later.

What Life as a 43-Year-Old With FASD Is Like

A mom who drank alcohol throughout her pregnancy shares what her grown daughter's life is like today.

More Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

What to Know About Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy

Research shows more children are affected by fetal alcohol disorders than previously thought. Here's what that means for alcohol consumption while pregnant and trying to conceive. 

I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant—and I Drank: Your Real Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Risk

Don't despair! Here's what you need to know if you drank before you realized you were expecting.