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A man is arrested for attacking his pregnant wife in protest of her drinking during pregnancy. Detective Benson finds out it is not the first time she has overindulged in alcohol during pregnancy. The wife is taken to family court by her husband, who accuses her of endangering the fetus by putting it at risk of developing fetal alcohol syndrome.

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x7
Production Number: E4411
Airdate: Tuesday November 04th, 2003

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Net 5) Sep 09, 2008

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Special Guest Stars
Beverly DBeverly D'Angelo
As Rebecca Balthus
Josie BissettJosie Bissett
As Jennifer Fulton

Guest Stars
Callie ThorneCallie Thorne
As Nikki Staines
Elain R. GrahamElain R. Graham
As Judge Sara Henning
Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
As Attorney Lorna Scarry
Mike DoyleMike Doyle
As Forensics Tech Ryan O'Halloran
Philip LaSallePhilip LaSalle
As Officer Breggin
Tod EngleTod Engle
As Tom Longleat
Tom OTom O'Rourke
As Judge Mark Seligman
Ali FarahnakjanAli Farahnakjan
As Dr. Rohit Mehta
Chris BachandChris Bachand
As Josh Fulton
Fred BurrellFred Burrell
As Judge Howie Rebard
Kathleen de FouwKathleen de Fouw
As Foreperson
Kathrine RobertsKathrine Roberts
As Lily Longleat
Lenka PetersonLenka Peterson
As Melanie Dunne
Ricky AielloRicky Aiello
As Craig Fulton
Shirley JonesShirley Jones
As Felicity Bradshaw
Victor RasukVictor Rasuk
As Leon Ardilles
Victoria Clark (1)Victoria Clark (1)
As Margaret Melia
Main Cast
Christopher MeloniChristopher Meloni
As Detective Elliot Stabler
Mariska HargitayMariska Hargitay
As Sergeant Olivia Benson
Richard BelzerRichard Belzer
As Sergeant John Munch
As Detective Odafin "Fin" Tutuola
Diane NealDiane Neal
As Assistant D.A. Casey Novak
B.D. WongB.D. Wong
As Dr. George Huang
Dann FlorekDann Florek
As Captain Donald Cragen
Steven ZirnkiltonSteven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration (uncredited)
Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
Executive ProducerNeal Baer  |  Ted Kotcheff  |  Peter Jankowski  |  Dick Wolf
Co-Executive ProducerRoz Weinman  |  Robert Stuart Nathan  |  Patrick Harbinson  |  Dawn DeNoon  |  Lisa Marie Petersen  |  Arthur W. Forney
Supervising ProducerMichele Fazekas  |  Tara Butters  |  Jonathan Greene (1)  |  Randy Roberts
ProducerPeter Leto  |  David DeClerque
Co-ProducerGail Barringer
Associate ProducerSheyna Kathleen Smith
Production DesignerDean Taucher
EditorDouglas Ibold
CastingLynn Kressel  |  Jonathan Strauss  |  Julie Tucker
Unit Production ManagerGail Barringer
MusicMike Post
Director of PhotographyGeoffrey Erb
Executive Story EditorAmanda Green  |  Jose Molina
Warning: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit season 5 episode 7 guide may contain spoilers
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