Number of children born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder on the rise

Why? There are many factors, but let’s start with some startling statistics.
Here in the U.S., one in 20 kids has some effects from prenatal alcohol exposure. That’s five percent.
And, one out of every 9 women admits to drinking while pregnant. That’s just those admitting it.
And if you think you know who it is…think again.

“The women that are most likely to continue to drink during pregnancy, are college educated women, making over 50-thousand-dollars a year,” says Sara Messelt. (Read more…)