Saturday, 9 September is International FASD Awareness Day.

What is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder?

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a condition that arises when a mother consumes alcohol during her pregnancy. Alcohol use during pregnancy is a leading cause worldwide of preventable birth defects and developmental disabilities in children.

In South Africa, these are the facts:

-FASD is thought to affect at least 3 million of the South African population.

-FASD is 100% preventable.

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A two-minute animation video clip on the dangers of drinking whilst pregnant. No amount of alcohol is acceptable for pregnant women. Watch this video and learn how Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder can be prevented.

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Speak to Dr Wolmarans should you have any queries regarding Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD)👍

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