Not one of the Fetal
Alcohol Spectrum Disoders currently listed on http://www.
fasdcenter.samhsa.gov, but paternal alcoholism
causes epigenetic effects, changes in functions such as methylation, but not in the sequence of certain genes in the sperm
. These changes may be inherited & impact early fetal development, contributing to the physical & neurobehavioral abnormalities of FASD's. Research is ongoing at this time.