The effects of prenatal alcohol use on the growth of children at three years of age.

@article{Day1991TheEO,
  title={The effects of prenatal alcohol use on the growth of children at three years of age.},
  author={Nancy L. Day and Nicolas M Robles and Gale A. Richardson and Dikla Geva and Pamela M Taylor and Michael Scher and David S. Stoffer and Marie D. Cornelius and Lidush Goldschmidt},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={1991},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={67-71}
}
In this prospective study of substance use during pregnancy, women were interviewed in their 4th and 7th prenatal months, and women and children were assessed at 24 hr, 8, 18, and 36 months postpartum. Data are presented on the outcome of 519 children at age 3. At 3 years, children who were exposed prenatally to alcohol were smaller in weight, length, and head circumference. They also had an increased number of minor physical anomalies. These effects were found even after controlling for… CONTINUE READING