Women who are trying or planning to become pregnant soon may not know if they’re pregnant until several weeks after conception. Therefore, there is a possibility that alcohol exposure during the period before a woman is aware of her pregnancy may effect the developing baby.
Source: FASD Competency-Based Curriculum Development Guide (2008)
Michael Ybarra, MD. “FASD: From Basic Science to Clinical Practice.” Online video clip. YouTube. (2012)
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