Study: ‘Weak Evidence’ That Light Alcohol Use Harms Baby During Pregnancy

by on September 13, 2017

Researchers from the United Kingdom said they found “surprisingly limited” evidence that light drinking during pregnancy poses any risk to the fetus, according to BBC News. They reviewed all the available studies done on the topic since the 1950s and found no convincing proof that one or two drinks a week is harmful.The team from Bristol University stressed that their findings don’t mean it is completely safe and suggested that women should avoid all alcohol throughout pregnancy “just in case,” as per official guidelines. But they said women who consume small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy should not be worried that they have caused harm to their baby. The Chief Medical Officer for the… – Health News

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