Binge drinking linked to premature births

| 21/01/2009

(The Guardian): Binge drinking in the early months of pregnancy can lead to women giving birth prematurely, even if they stop once they realise they are expecting a baby, according to research published today. The study finds that low levels of drinking do not lead to premature births. Low levels were defined as no more than six standard-sized drinks a week – equivalent to 12.5 units or 100g of alcohol – or more than two such drinks on any occasion. Go to article

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  1. paulm says:

    and deaths!