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Fetal and Infant Monitoring

Alcohol use during pregnancy is associated with obstetrical complications such as preterm labour, placental abruption, and intrauterine growth restriction. These effects may also be linked to other factors such as lack of access to adequate prenatal care, co-occurring use of other substances, or other social determinants of health. It’s important to monitor fetal and infant development on a regular basis in order to detect any abnormalities as early as possible. Here are some quick tips to guide what you should monitor for.