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2010-10-07 06:15:00

Women who drink a few units of alcohol per week during pregnancy do not increase the risk of developmental problems in their child, according to a controversial new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Official advice remains that women abstain completely from drinking any alcohol during pregnancy. But, in a study of more than 11,000 five-year-olds no evidence of harm was found in children whose mothers drank lightly during pregnancy. There were far more...


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