Critical Periods for Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Evidence From Animal and Human Studies

A in 1968, Lemoine and drinking during pregnancy; the duration was considered the risky period—when colleagues (1968) informed the of the fetus’ exposure; and whether, if exposure might lead to birth defects— scientific and medical commu­ the fetus is exposed early in gestation, it whereas exposure during the later part of nity of alcohol’s potential as a… CONTINUE READING