Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Alcohol Syndrome Inhibit Development Infant

Alcohol syndrome at fetus or the 'Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) "is a condition caused by exposure to alcohol before birth. FAS is the leading cause of mental retardation in children.

In addition to mental retardation, FAS is also causing deformity of the skeleton and major organ systems (especially the heart and brain), growth disorders, central nervous system problems, poor motor skills, death, learning problems, memory, social interaction, impaired speech, and hearing.

There are also facial features that are characteristic of FAS babies, are small eyes, short nose, or inverted, flat cheeks and thin lips. Although physical appearance is fading as the child grows, is still having trouble for a lifetime.

Another term of alcohol there is also, such as fetal alcohol effects (FAE), which is divided into two categories, namely alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND) and alcohol related birth defects (ARBD). ARND describes the mental and behavioral disorders such as learning disabilities, poor school performance, difficulties with impulse control, and problems with memory, and attention.

While ARBD describe deformities of the skeletal system and major organ systems, such as heart defects, kidney, and hearing. Differences between FAS and FAE are FAS is the result of high doses of alcohol during pregnancy. While the FAE is the result of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Still, 'FAE' is for life.

In fact there is no safe amount of alcohol consumed during pregnancy. The more alcohol consumed, the higher the risk to infants. Alcohol is teratogen that can damage the developing baby. Alcohol can cross the placenta and into the fetus. Mothers who drink alcohol, the baby was also drinking. How to prevent it, of course with stops drinking alcohol, including when the mother's plan to become pregnant. (SI Newspapers/Newspapers


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