Prenatal alcohol exposure tied to balance, coordination problems

June 9, 2014 5:36 PM

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children who are diagnosed with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder are at higher risk of having impaired gross motor skills, according to a review of past studies.

Balance, coordination and ball skills were the areas where children exposed to alcohol in the womb had the most problems, researchers found.

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