#14: Alcohol and the Developing Brain

Jim and Kim are joined by special guest Audrey McFarlane to discuss the impact of alcohol on the developing brain. What are the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure? What happens when breastfeeding mothers consume alcohol? Can fetal alcohol syndrome be treated? Find out all this and more, on this episode of Minding the Brain!

Erratum: FASD is no longer described as an umbrella term, it is now a diagnostic term and the new FASD Dx guidelines do not include growth as a diagnostic criteria.

Explore further:

Canada FASD Research Network


Recognition of the fetal alcohol syndrome in early infancy


Genesis of Alcohol-Induced Craniofacial Dysmorphism


Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.