An analysis of the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on growth: a teratologic model.

@article{Day2004AnAO,
  title={An analysis of the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on growth: a teratologic model.},
  author={Nancy L. Day and Gale A. Richardson},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={127C 1},
  pages={28-34}
}
The association between prenatal exposure to alcohol and growth is linear, and effects have been measured at levels of exposure that are considerably below one drink per day. Thus, with respect to growth deficits, there is no safe level of drinking during pregnancy. Alcohol exposure during gestation causes growth deficits among the offspring at birth and during infancy. At older ages, however, growth deficits are reported in some, though not all, studies. Exposed offspring who grow up in more… CONTINUE READING

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