Is it safe to drink alcohol in pregnancy?

Alcohol in pregnancy can cause brain damage, low birth weight and deformities of the baby's face. Harm to the baby may occur with as little as several drinks per week and increases with the amount of alcohol consumed.

Alcohol should be kept to an absolute minimum in pregnancy but preferably avoided altogether.


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Source: Summer 2005 Edition | Page 3

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