Drinking Patterns and Alcohol-Related Birth Defects

Maier, Susan E.; West, James R.
September 2001
Alcohol Research & Health;2001, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p168
Academic Journal
Explores the consequences of maternal drinking patterns on prenatal alcohol exposure. Definition of alcohol consumption and drinking patterns; Animal studies of consequences of maternal drinking patterns; Results of human studies on the effects of maternal drinking patterns; Factors that may explain why binge drinking is harmful to fetal brain development.


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