Signs of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Detected in Womb

Amy HendricksFamilies, Health Care Professionals, News & Events, Women's Health

“New magnetic resonance imaging showed impairments to brain growth during the third trimester of pregnancy, even though the fetus was exposed to alcohol only during the first trimester. The research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, highlights the danger of binge drinking early in a pregnancy. It also suggests the potential benefit of using in-utero imaging to detect signs of fetal-alcohol syndrome before birth.”
– Neuroscience News

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