Vital Signs: Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies--United States, 2011-2013.

  title={Vital Signs: Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies--United States, 2011-2013.},
  author={Patricia P. Green and Lela R. McKnight-Eily and Cheryl H Tan and Roberto Machorro Mej{\'i}a and Clark H. Denny},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  volume={65 4},
BACKGROUND Alcohol is a teratogen.* Prenatal alcohol exposure is associated with a range of adverse reproductive outcomes and can cause fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) characterized by lifelong physical, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities. FASDs are completely preventable if a woman does not drink alcohol while pregnant. METHODS CDC analyzed data from the 2011-2013 National Survey of Family Growth to generate U.S. prevalence estimates of risk for an alcohol-exposed pregnancy… CONTINUE READING
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