Nutritional Supplement Given After Birth Improves Learning And Behavior In Rats Exposed To ...

Thu, 01 Mar 2007 10:00 AM EST

... Giving choline to infants who were exposed in the womb to alcohol may mitigate some of the resulting problems. Prenatal alcohol exposure affects physical and central nervous system development, putting children at risk for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders that at their worst include full-blown fetal alcohol syndrome. These disorders can mean a lifetime of potentially serious problems with learning, attention, motor skills and social behavior. ...