Yes baby's of mothers who abuse alcohol may have a very characteristic appearance. This is called the 'foetal [or fetal] alcohol syndrome'.You can see an image on Google.It will depend on the type of drug that the mother is abusing but the infant may have certain characterics at birth such as a smaller than normal head size, be rather drowsy and possibly have an unusual cry.These babies also may have breathing difficulties at birth and later on may have problems with their development and learning.
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