NPR: International adoptions bring more alcohol-exposed kids to U.S.

by Cara Hetland, Minnesota Public Radio
October 2, 2007

In the U.S. and countries around the world, children are born each day to mothers who drank alcohol while they were pregnant. Many of these children are taken away from their biological mothers and later are adopted by families who will care for them. International adoptions are increasingly popular and as more American families adopt children from other countries, doctors say they are seeing more cases of fetal alcohol syndrome.

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