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Warning to #pregnant women following shocking #alcohol statistics

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

Drinking during pregnancy can cause fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) in children – although relatively rare, it can include mental, behaviour and learning problems, as well as physical disabilities.

“The safest thing to do is to completely abstain from alcohol during the entire pregnancy.”

Read more here and here

 

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About Paul Hooper, WCC (586 Articles)
Group Manager: Community Safety and Substance Misuse
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