Mothers-to-be prefer to keep off booze despite study

on 10/10/10 at 5:59 pm

Booze News

Despite a new study giving pregnant women the go-ahead to drink alcohol, Rotorua mums, midwives and doctors advise otherwise.

Research from an English study suggests light drinking (one to two glasses of alcohol per week) during pregnancy does not harm a child’s behavioural or intellectual development.

In fact the Millennium Cohort Study showed children born to light drinkers were 30 per cent less likely to have behavioural problems than children whose mothers did not drink during pregnancy.

{Full story New Zealand Daily Post}

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