As part of national Alcohol Awareness Week, local people in Stockton-on-Tees have been highlighting the dangers of drinking during pregnancy with a 'Pregnant Pause'.
The Pregnant Pause, which represented the nine months that a woman is pregnant for, aimed to educate more people about a disorder which affects thousands of babies every year, is completely preventable and yet is still not widely known about.
Foetal Alcohol Specrum disorder is what can happen if a mother drinks during pregnancy and can affect the development of a child's organs and facial features.
Children who have Foetal Alcohol Specrum disorder suffer from:
- Mouth, teeth and facial problems
- Weak immune system
- Liver damage
- Kidney and heart defects
- Cerebral palsy and other muscular problems
- Height and weight issues
- Hormonal disorders
- Hearing and ear problems
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