'Moderate' drinking during pregnancy has no effect on young children

June 25, 2012   // 0 Comments

(US News & World Report) One of the cardinal rules for expectant moms: don't drink.But a new study out of Denmark is throwing that maxim into doubt. It finds that 5-year-olds whose mothers drank low to moderate levels of alcohol (between one and eight drinks a week) during early pregnancy showed no ill effects. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy that exceeded the "moderate" threshold, howe...

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