Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Or FAS – Symptoms, Effects, Diagnosis

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the result of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. The condition is actually an umbrella term encompassing a number of problems and consequences which occur as a result of excessive alcohol consumption by a pregnant mother.  The effects are catastrophic: alcohol can easily cross the placental wall and its toxic effect can […]

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Early Pregnancy Scans And Other Ultrasound Scans Explained By Medical Clinic

The centre of excellence, consultant led ultrasound pregnancy scan clinic, Merrion Fetal Health, explains in layman’s language about early pregnancy scans and other ultrasound pregnancy scans. What is an ultrasound scan? Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves, which cannot be heard by the human ear, to produce images of the pregnancy.  The sound waves are […]

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