Why is it harmful for a pregnant mother to drink alcohol?

Answer The baby could end up with birth defects or Fetal alcohol syndrome.

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Can a mother give her child some alcohol to drink?

Absolutely not. It is illegal to give alcohol to a minor and would indicate the mother is unfit.

Is it harmful to the unborn baby if a pregnant mother cannot hold down any food or fluids for more than a week?

Answer Your baby is well protected, the only harm that will come is going to happen to the mother. The baby will take what it needs from the mother's body. More than a week is call for a little con... Read More »

Can I drink alcohol while pregnant?

On One Hand: There Is No SAfe Amount Of Alcohol While PregnantAccording to the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, there is no safe alcohol amount for women who are pregnant. They advi... Read More »

Can pregnant women drink alcohol?

Pregnant women are strongly advised to drink no alcohol at all. Heavy use of alcohol during pregnancy is extremely harmful and fetal alcohol syndrome is likely. Even light use of alcohol is strongl... Read More »