È, in fact, found that the intake of alcohol during pregnancy può to cause irreversible damage attributable to alcohol syndrome and fetal. In Italy occurs with an incidence that varies between 3.7 and 7.4 per thousand of children born alive: this is more than 4,100 children on the total of 560 thousand births in 2007.
Values that go up to più of eleven thousand children a year if you also take account of the minor diseases that are included in the designation Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, percentages that far exceed the averages of other western Countries.
In France, for example, the values range between 1.3 and 4.8 per thousand, while in Sweden amounted to around 1.7 per thousand. The draft law proposes to act on two fronts: on the one hand, the adoption of information labels, on the other, the awareness-raising through communication campaigns.
In the first case, it introduces the obligation to put informative labels on bottles of alcohol, following the example of how già made with cigarettes.
In the second case, the invitation not to consume alcohol is advertised through the media, with periodic messages, and health care providers with which the woman establishes a relationship of trust during the course of pregnancy.
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