Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and the brain
Broadcast: Midmorning, 12/20/2007, 10:06 a.m.
Though much more is known about fetal alcohol disorders, stigma and misunderstanding persist, even in the medical community. Only recently have physicians tried to figure out what happens to fetal brains when a pregnant woman drinks.
- Eugene Hoyme: Professor and chairman of the pediatrics at Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota.
- Sara Messelt: Executive director of Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS).
- Monica Adams: Diagnosed with FASD and does advocacy work to promote awareness of the disorder.
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