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Drinking While Pregnant

A Controversial New Law Can Charge Pregnant Women With Assault

Jason Wahler | Posted 09.15.2014 | Crime
Jason Wahler

Criminalizing substance abuse while pregnant can do more harm than good. Instead of feeding off of the shock factor, I wish there was a better understanding about addiction (and a stronger acceptance that it is a disease).

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Linked To Poor Motor Skills

Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents

BY ANDREW M. SEAMAN NEW YORK Mon Jun 9, 2014 1:31pm EDT (Reuters Health) - Children who are diagnosed with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder are...

There Might Actually Be A Benefit To Drinking (A Little) Wine During Pregnancy

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

The debate over whether expectant mothers should drink alcohol during pregnancy has been a long one with inconclusive results, but the latest data sho...

What Researchers Still Don't Know About Drinking During Pregnancy

Posted 11.13.2013 | Parents

By: By Karen Rowan, Health Editor Published: 11/08/2013 10:58 AM EST on LiveScience Whether drinking small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy a...

The Gamble: Drinking While Pregnant

Kalyn Weber | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Kalyn Weber

When did it become "trendy" again to say, "It's totally fine to have a glass of wine every once in awhile when I am pregnant, right?"

How to Make Your Baby Smarter

Laurence Hayes | Posted 03.30.2013 | Parents
Laurence Hayes

Are you hoping for a Baby Einstein? You don't need to be a Tiger Dad to want the best for your kids, and being smart generally leads to an easier, happier life. But what are the facts and what are myths?

A Loaded Question: On Drinking While Pregnant

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.17.2013 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

If science is telling us that drinking while pregnant is okay, why do we continue to judge the woman with the outstretched belly sipping from a glass of Merlot? Turns out, it's not only right wing Republicans questioning a woman's control over her own body, is it?

Light Drinking While Pregnant Could Lower Baby's IQ

Posted 11.14.2012 | Parents

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 11/14/2012 05:08 PM EST on LiveScience Bad news for moms-to-be: Drinking even a few alcoholic...

Taking a Break from Drinking (on Mondays)

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 10.09.2012 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

I'm not an alcoholic. At least I don't think I am. But I'm trying to figure out when fun drinking becomes serious drinking -- like it did for my mother.

Scary New Pregnancy Finding | Posted 01.19.2012 | Parents

It's known that drinking during pregnancy leaves babies vulnerable to a spectrum of abnormalities called fetal alcohol syndrome. Now, a new study pinp...

How Dangerous Is Drinking Alcohol While Pregnant?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.16.2011 | Home

The should-you-drink-during-pregnancy debate rages on, fueled by recent photos of pregnant actress Kate Hudson drinking what appears to be a glass of ...