The Threat of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) may be relatively common, according to a new study.
Another Reason to Avoid Alcohol During Pregnancy
Even low levels of prenatal alcohol exposure may change the shape of the baby's face, according to a new study.
During Pregnancy, No Amount of Alcohol Is Safe
It's well-known that heavy drinking during pregnancy can be dangerous for babies. But what about occasional drinking?
Dangers of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Binge drinking, especially over the course of several years, can come with severe health consequences. Here’s a list of some of the consequences of drinking too much alcohol.
Worst Things To Do While Pregnant
Pregnancy is an exciting time for expecting families, however there are some things that should be avoided to promote healthy development.
The Ways that Wine Sways Your Health
Many adults enjoy some wine at the end of the day to unwind, but that wine may be doing more than providing relaxation.
Of Pregnancy Blues and Drinking Clues
The recommendations not to drink alcohol while pregnant are clear from obstetric medical organizations in the US. Yet pregnant women feeling depressed may be at risk for ignoring this advice.
Foster Children and Orphans Facing Fetal Disorders
Children not living with biological or adopted parents often already face greater challenges than other children. But events before their birth may add to those challenges.
Fewer Moms-To-Be Abusing Booze
Pregnant women have been getting the memo about not abusing alcohol. But higher drug abuse rates among moms-to-be suggest there is still a need for education and support.
Binge Drinking and Pregnancy Don't Mix
It is already known that drinking during pregnancy can affect the growing baby's brain and development. But different amounts of alcohol drunk at different times in a pregnancy may have different effects.