Foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)

Foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)

Season 3 / Episode 5 Subject: Early Childhood Development (ECD) Topic: My husband insists that I still join him at parties and drink and I am pregnant, will it affect my baby? FASD

What damage does alcohol do to a baby’s brain during pregnancy and how does consuming alcohol affect my baby once he or she is born??
Everything that a pregnant mum-to-be eats or drinks passes through to her unborn baby and therefore pregnant mums should eat healthy nutritious food, drink ...
What is FASD?
Women who drink alcohol (or take drugs) during pregnancy can give birth to babies with foetal alcohol spectrum disorders or FASD.  FASD is an umbrella term...
How does one take control of your drinking if you’re pregnant or trying to have a baby?
It’s important to know what impact drinking alcohol while pregnant can have on your baby in order to take a firm stand if you are being encouraged or influe...
Where can I get help to assist me to stop drinking alcohol?
It’s important to ask and get support. Speak to your partner about your precious baby and how to make your hopes and dreams for his or her future come true....