Effects of Heavy Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Iron Deficiency Anemia on Child Growth and Body Composition through Age 9 Years
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 08/20/2012
Carter RC et al. – Heavy prenatal alcohol exposure is related to prenatal growth restriction that persists through age 9years and an additional delay in weight gain during infancy. fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and partial fetal alcohol syndrome (PFAS) diagnoses are associated with leaner body composition in later childhood.