Fetal Alcohol Syndrome & Spectrum Disorders / FAS FASD Video


Fetal Alcohol Syndrome & Spectrum Disorders / FAS FASD Video – Over 375000 newborn babies have been exposed to drugs in utero. The film promotes zero tolerance for alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and drugs for all pregnant women. This film describes the effects of exposure to alcohol and drugs on the fetus during pregnancy. The purpose is to promote awareness of the problem among teenagers who are at risk for both unplanned pregnancy and substance use. Medical experts offer information and mothers of drug-exposed babies share their stories. A foursome of engaging young people present an in-depth exploration of the growing problem of prenatal alcohol and other drug abuse. Produced in the stylish, fast-paced format popular with today’s teens, this gripping film take a serious, no-holds-barred look at what happens when pregnant women use alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. The film includes an examination of prenatal drug and alcohol abuse, fetal alcohol syndrome, nicotine’s effect on unborn babies, risks for AIDS, SIDS and FAS, drug effects at various stages of pregnancy, how drugs affect unborn babies and other relation social and emotional problems. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and a spectrum of associated disorders, sometimes called Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), is a permanent birth defect caused by maternal consumption of alcohol during pregnancy. The term fetal alcohol effects (FAE) or alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND) is applied to children whose mothers are known to have drunk heavily during pregnancy and


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