The Choice of Giving

Do you know the difference between Autism and FAS? It may surprise you that many children who are actually FAS (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) are diagnosed with Autism.

Why is that you may ask? Well it has to do with labeling. For a child to be diagnosed FAS communities often view Mom as someone who did this to their child, or “that woman drank throughout her pregnancy” and you know what, that is so wrong. FAS researchers in fact will tell you that many women don’t even know their pregnant when the damage is done, as Fetal Alcohol Syndrome happens in the first few weeks and before Mom knows she’s pregnant. In fact there is no safe level of alcohol consumption. Alcohol affects everyone differently everyone metabolizes alcohol at differentl rates. Some women can and have had a glass a wine with no affects, where as another woman had done the…

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