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  1. 1. Birth Defects<br />By De’laya Davis<br />Period 1st<br />February 5th,2010<br />
  2. 2. A:<br />Alcohol <br />Smoking<br />Illegal Drugs<br />Genetics<br />They all cause different problems with women pregnancy. Each is trouble with different effects and cause but alcohol is the biggest one of all of them to start with.<br />
  3. 3. B: <br />There’s no known safety amount of alcohol to drink while your pregnancy. No safety time to drink during pregnancy and there no known safety kind of alcohol to drink. The type of any kind of level of alcohol have not been proven safety like wine, beer, wine cooler, and liquor<br />
  4. 4. C:<br />They consumption or consume the beverage of alcohol like soda.<br />Some woman don’t know their pregnant until they got to the doctors or they find out until a few months or weeks later <br />
  5. 5. D:<br />Chronic because the exposure to alcohol goes through the women’s blood screen into the placenta to the baby then enters the fetal circulations and through the baby umbilical cord. Alcohol is exposure to pregnancy during different times in can cause damages to any part of the brain or organs <br />
  6. 6. E:<br />Alcohol can cause serious problems to babies while being development in the mommy belles. Their different types like Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND) and Alcohol Related Birth Defect (ARBD). <br />
  7. 7. F:<br />The symptoms are :<br />Abnormal facial features, such as a smooth ridge between the nose and upper lip (this ridge is called the philtrum)<br />Small head size<br />Shorter-than-average height <br />Low body weight<br />Poor coordination<br />Hyperactive behavior <br />Difficulty paying attention<br />Poor memory<br />Difficulty in school (especially with math)<br />Learning disabilities<br />Speech and language delays<br />Intellectual disability or low IQ<br />Poor reasoning and judgment skills<br />Sleep and sucking problems as a baby<br />
  8. 8. F:<br />Vision or hearing problems<br />Problems with the heart, kidneys, or bones <br /> There is no medication or treatment or even a cure of any sort for the disabilities for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Early intervention can help treat your child problem to improve your child’s development. There are many different types of treatments options like medication to help out. Or learning how to deal and work with your child problem from different services. No!, One kind of treatment is right for your child or any bodies else child. Good treatment are plan while in which include monitoring your child, follow-ups on your child, and changes their needs along the way.<br />
  9. 9. G<br />The government haves control over the alcohol beverages. They are the only ones allow to sell to the public And you must be 21 years old and over to purchase alcohol at local store like ABC store. They have labels that help warn you about the percents of alcohol is in each bottle. Also warn you against drinking if your pregnant women or taking medicine. They helped with alcoholism by inform you’re there are services to help if you need help in stop drinking.<br />
  10. 10. H:<br />The way they reduce the exposure was they cut back the age you at which you can get alcohol and you must showyour ID. Also they let you know the causes and effects of alcohol to the human mine and body. And what can happen if your drunk and driving. What the price would behind that like jail, lost of license. <br />
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  13. 13. Bibliography<br />"Center of Disease Control and Prevention." N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Feb 2011<br />"Childern Hospital." N.p., Oct. 31,2006. Web. 5 Feb 2011<br />"Medicine Net." MedicineNet, 5/14/2008. Web. 5 Feb 2011. <br />Shu, Jennifer. Baby & Child Health. Dk Pub, 2006. Print. <br />Sheen, Barbara. Birth Defects. 2005. Print. <br />Iannucci, Lisa. Birth Defects. Enslow Pub Inc, 2000. Print. <br />