Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

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Concerns raised over impractical liquor Bill
Concerns raised over impractical liquor Bill
Liquor traders and the Democratic Alliance have raised questions about government's liquor Bill, saying it would be difficult to enforce.
Stillbirth: A global problem exposed
Stillbirth: A global problem exposed
In what was the first official estimate of its kind, The Lancet medical journal recently published a major study on the rate of stillbirths.
Education key to preventing stillbirths
Education key to preventing stillbirths
It has to be one of most devastating tragedies to befall any parent -- when a baby in the womb develops health problems and fails to survive.
Liquor Act serves largely the poor and not vested interests
Liquor Act serves largely the poor and not vested interests
South African drinkers consume on average 17 litres of pure alcohol a year, placing them among the heaviest drinkers in the world.
The Cape region's foetal flaw
The Cape region's foetal flaw
Research reveals that one out of ten children in the worst-affected rural areas of the Western Cape suffer from foetal alcohol syndrome.
Protect your baby
Protect your baby
Many mothers-to-be do not know that drinking excessive amounts of alcohol while they are pregnant is dangerous to their unborn baby.
SA has highest rate of foetal alcohol disease, says NGO
SA has highest rate of foetal alcohol disease, says NGO
About 25 000 babies are born with Foetal Alcohol Syndrome every year in South Africa, an NGO said on Tuesday.
Middle-class mistake
Middle-class mistake
The idea that foetal alcohol syndrome is a working-class condition has been turned on its head.
Abused from the womb
Abused from the womb
Pregnant women who drink alcohol put their unborn children at greater risk than they think, writes Anna Crafford.
Where govt fails FAS victims
Where govt fails FAS victims
The government should be doing more to deal with the high numbers of children with foetal alcohol syndrome.

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