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  Oct 16, 2018

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders FASD Types

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are defined as a group of conditions that may occur in a child whose mother has been a consumer of alcohol during the time of pregnancy.

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Growth problems and brain damage are caused by this syndrome. These problems vary in each child, but the impairments caused due to fetal alcohol syndrome are permanent. The consequences can have lifelong effects such as mental, physical, and learning disabilities.

Early prognosis can aid in decreasing the problems of behavioral issues and learning difficulties. FASDs are described by various terms based on the type of symptoms, including fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND), and alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD).

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

FAS is the most serious stage of the FASD spectrum, which involves birth defects and neurodevelopment ailments that are caused by drinkin