Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Diane | 2009/05/19

Q.

Alcoholism

What happens to a baby (or child) born of an alcoholic mother? What are the chances that that child becomes an alcoholic adult themselves?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is an extremely dangerous situation for a baby who may develop the so-called foetal alcohol syndrome. Please read more about this syndrome on Google.

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