- It’s extremely important that you be completely honest with your doctor about the substances you used so they can treat your baby right away.
- Yours and your baby’s health should be a top priority. Fetal alcohol syndrome can start with small amounts of alcohol, and it can cause serious, permanent impairments.
- If you want your baby to be healthy, you have to be healthy, too—ask for ways to get there. If you need more help, ask for more information about available programs and support groups.
Here are some helpful ways to start a conversation.