fetal alcohol effects


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Related to fetal alcohol effects: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

fe·tal al·co·hol ef·fects

(FAE) (fētăl alkŏ-hol e-fekts)
Alterations in growth and mental development resulting in behavioral and learning difficulties; observed in children of mothers with a history of moderate alcohol consumption throughout pregnancy.

fe·tal al·co·hol ef·fects

(FAE) (fētăl alkŏ-hol e-fekts)
Physical appearance of the child of a mother with alcoholism who does not meet all the criteria for fetal alcohol syndrome (q.v.).
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Fetal alcohol abuse syndrome and fetal alcohol effects.
Reaching out to children with FAS/FAE: a handbook for teachers, counselors, and parents who work with children affected by fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effects.
3) Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder includes fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), fetal alcohol effects (FAE), alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD), and alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND) (for a review, see Sampson et al.
Midline cerebral dysgenesis, dysfunction of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis and fetal alcohol effects.
The terms applied to these children vary depending on the severity of the deficits; they include fetal alcohol syndrome, fetal alcohol effects, alcohol-related birth defects, and alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder.
Fetal Alcohol Effects and Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder
These children, who typically lack the characteristic facial features of FAS, have variously been labeled as having fetal alcohol effects (FAE), alcohol-related neurodevelopmenral disorder (ARND), or prenatal exposure to alcohol (PEA).
Nonetheless, these often undiagnosed children may still experience serious fetal alcohol effects (FAE), including alcohol-induced mental impairments (i.
The FAS concept was later amplified, adding the term fetal alcohol effect (FAE) for cases in which only one of the characteristics found in FAS appeared or whenever there was a problem during pregnancy that could be related to alcohol.

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