Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term for a range of health effects caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. These effects include growth deficiencies, facial abnormalities, and organ damage, including to the brain. Brain damage caused by prenatal alcohol exposure can result in a range of neurobiological deficits, which may contribute to physical, cognitive, behavioral, and social challenges throughout life. — National Institutes of Health

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