Wednesday, June 27, 2012

A little won't hurt? Alcohol advice in pregnancy

While many news outlets are running headlines that say small amounts of alcohol are fine in pregnancy, that is not what the study says. In fact, the study actually says, "Furthermore, as no safe level of drinking during pregnancy has been established, the most conservative advice for women is not to drink alcohol during pregnancy."

So put down your wine glasses for a minute and consider this warning from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists:

Drinking during pregnancy: the jury may be out for researchers, but ACOG recommends that pregnant women avoid alcohol

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