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Fetal alcohol syndrome is a permanent condition caused when mothers drink excessive alcohol during pregnancy. Symptoms include small birth weight and size, micorcephaly, small eyes, short eye openings, underdeveloped upper lip with flat philtrum, thin upper lip, development delay, intellectual and neurological impairment. Early diagnosis allows intervention to treat any problems. Undiagnosed, the child's outcome and success in life may be greatly reduced.
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About: Fetal alcohol syndrome needs to be diagnosed and treated
Date: 12 November 2004
Source: Nunatsiaq News
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