Prenatal alcohol and offspring development: the first fourteen years.

@article{Streissguth1994PrenatalAA,
  title={Prenatal alcohol and offspring development: the first fourteen years.},
  author={Ann Streissguth and Helen M Barr and Paul D. Sampson and Fred L. Bookstein},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={1994},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={89-99}
}
This report summarizes findings from a prospective longitudinal study of the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on a birth cohort of 500 offspring selected from 1,529 consecutive pregnant women in prenatal care by mid-pregnancy at two representative community hospitals. Effects of prenatal alcohol observable on size measures at birth were insignificant after 8 months. Morphometric analysis of facial features identified effects only at the very highest alcohol exposure levels. By contrast… CONTINUE READING