Legal and ethical questions posed by fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)

D.M.R. Townend, S. Roozen, G.-J. Peters, G. Kok, J. Nijhuis, Leopold M. G. Curfs

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    The extent of the potential risk to the developing foetus posed by the use of alcohol by the mother during pregnancy is increasingly understood, although the precise nature of the threat requires a great deal of further work. Whereas Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is increasingly researched and acknowledged in some places, for example, South Africa, in Europe it is not as firmly on the agenda. It is therefore interesting in its own right. Equally, as more is understood about genomics, FASD becomes an example of other questions about the impact of parental behaviour on the embryo and foetus.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
    Issue numberS1
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    EventXXIV European Congress PERiNATAL MEDICINE - Florence, Italy
    Duration: 4 Jun 20147 Jun 2014


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