Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) affects people who were exposed to alcohol before they were born. The effects of FASD are different for each person, and can range from mild to severe.

While it can be hard to deal with FASD, understanding the disorder can help you manage. It is also important to know the effects of drinking during pregnancy so that young women don’t put their children at risk for FASD.

arrow to next pageIn this section, you’ll learn about the challenges and disabilities caused by FASD.
You can read about what you can do if you have FASD, and learn how to cope when someone you know has FASD. We also have a FAQ on how to prevent FASD during pregnancy.

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Last Reviewed August 2012 by the Kids Help Phone Counselling Team

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