Question: Can a child be tested for fetal alcohol syndrome?

Although doctors cant diagnose fetal alcohol syndrome before a baby is born, they can assess the health of the mother and baby during pregnancy. Watches for signs and symptoms of fetal alcohol syndrome in your childs initial weeks, months and years of life.

Can fetal alcohol syndrome go undiagnosed?

Over 5,000 babies each year in the U.S. are born with FAS. Between 35,000 and 50,000 are born with related disorders. However, most cases go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.

What are 5 signs and symptoms of FASDs?

Signs and SymptomsLow body weight.Poor coordination.Hyperactive behavior.Difficulty with attention.Poor memory.Difficulty in school (especially with math)Learning disabilities.Speech and language delays. •May 21, 2021

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