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How drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm your child

Experts say that if a woman drinks alcohol at any time during pregnancy, she risks damaging her baby. South Africa is said to have the highest rate of a condition known as foetal alcohol syndrome. Louisa Bhengu is a doctor who specialises in the disease, and explains to Akwasi Sarpong how best to avoid it.

(Photo: A South African parent of a child with foetal alcohol syndrome. Credit: BBC)

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