The History of Alcoholic Fetopathies

Dr Paul Lemoine was the Chief of the Pediatric Service at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) in Nantes, France. During this time he noted the effects of parental alcoholism on offspring outcome. Here we publish his personal account of researching the cause of a strange dystrophy around the 1960's with certain children and alcoholism in their mothers.

Author(s): Paul Lemoine