Q&A with Dr Emma Haycraft

  Kicking off our Expert Insights series we are delighted to introduce Dr Emma Haycraft, interviewed recently. A Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Loughborough University, her research focuses primarily on parent-child interactions, particularly in the context of feeding, eating and mealtimes.  She is currently leading a British Heart Foundation-funded project which is looking at ways…

Is the Child of an Alcoholic a Victim before they are Born? Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome can occur as a result of the mother of an unborn child drinking excessively high amounts of alcohol during pregnancy. It is believed that the alcohol crosses through the placenta causing fetal defects. These can range from mild to really severe and can affect sight, learning difficulties, facial features, kidney function, emotions…