The odd drink in pregnancy won't harm baby

2018-02-20 08:00:19

IS A light tipple when you’re pregnant OK? Lots of expecting mums now say they avoid even light drinking, but the latest study indicates that this may be an unnecessary precaution. Yvonne Kelly and colleagues from University College London analysed data collected from over 12,000 mothers and children in the UK since 2001. Children whose mothers had one or two alcoholic drinks per week during pregnancy had fewer behavioural and cognitive problems by age 3 than the children of women who abstained completely (International Journal of Epidemiology, DOI: