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Occasional Drink Okay During Pregnancy

While health officials advise abstinence, an occasional, small amount of alcohol during pregnancy may have zero effect on a child's development, according to a recent study published in BJOG, an international obstetrics and gynecology journal. 

One in five pregnant women who were analyzed were "light" drinkers who had roughly one or two small glasses of wine a week. The children of these mothers did not show any delays in their emotional, behavioral or cognitive development when tested at age 5, as compared to children of women who abstained during pregnancy.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 7.6 percent of pregnant women have at least an occasional drink, with this number rising to 10 percent among college-educated women and 14 percent among pregnant women between 35 and 44. Read the full details here:

Really? An Occasional Drink Is O.K. During Pregnancy

While moderate or heavy drinking during pregnancy is hazardous, an occasional alcoholic beverage does not lead to increases in cerebral palsy, birth defects or developmental delays.

If you believe your child suffered a birth injury due to medical negligence, please call to investigate your matter fully. Crandall & Pera Law is available to help answer your questions and guide you in determining your next steps.

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