Tag Archives: Child

• Breaking News! New Parents Admit To Drinking More

Breaking News! New Parents Admit To Drinking More

Nearly 20% of parents increase their alcohol intake after the birth of their first child, according to a new survey published by a children’s charity. The survey, released on behalf of 4Children, found that 17% of parents drink more alcohol than usual after their first baby is born, while 40% of new parents make no […]

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

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

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 […]