Tag Archives: FAS Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN, PREGNANCY AND ALCOHOL ARE TOXIC MIX

“Alcohol is probably the worst of all of the drugs in terms of effects on the fetus…”
“Drinking habits of both the mother and father may cause problems for children.”

https://vitalrecord.tamhsc.edu/drinking-habits-of-men-and-women-may-cause-fetal-alcohol-syndrome/

Alcohol can harm unborn or nursing babies

Alcohol can harm unborn or nursing babies | stargazette.com | Star-Gazette

Just a few months ago ABC’s Good Morning America aired a segment titled “Can pregnant women drink alcohol in moderation?”

These pieces have two things in common: Both state there is no research on the topic or that the research is unclear, and both seem to define “harm to the infant” too narrowly.

I am writing to clarify this misrepresentation of the research literature as non-existent or unclear. …