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Essay heading: Alcohol And The Fetus
 
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However, in reality, "there is no known safe level of alcohol consumption for pregnant women" (Walsh 2). A woman runs the risk of having a child with defects if she drinks regularly (Orenberg 167). "Binge drinking, or heavy alcohol consumption at one sitting, is particularly hazardous to the fetus because very high levels of alcohol enter the mother's blood stream" ("Fetal Alcohol")...
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High levels of alcohol consumption can leave the fetus exposed longer making birth defects more severe ("Fetal Alcohol"). The fetus is exposed longer because its organs are still developing, therefore, taking the fetus twice as long to break down the alcohol (Walsh 2). As a result of this, the fetus' blood-alcohol level is much higher than the mother's, thus meaning that at the moment the mother starts to feel the effects of the alcohol, the unborn baby is about to pass out (Walsh 2)...
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