The Doctors: Is It Okay For Pregnant Women To Drink Alcohol?


The Doctors: Alcohol During Pregnancy Recommendation

The Doctors reported that the American Academy of Pediatrics have officially said that no amount of alcohol is safe during pregnancy, in any trimester. Dr Jennifer Ashton the AAP was within their “rights” to make recommendations for mothers, because they’re concerned about the babies in utero. The reason they’ve made such a strong statement because “it all comes down to risk-benefit analysis.” Dr Ashton shared that just 20-30 years ago, obstetricians would use alcohol to help a woman in her third trimester stop contracting if she was experiencing pre-term labor.

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