Prevent Alcohol Consumption during Pregnancy Pinson AL

Pregnancy should be a time of joy and happiness and as such the expectant mother should not feel like she is depriving herself of her social drinks for her baby’s sake. She can easily find ways to enjoy her social relaxation and fun time by adopting many of the following tricks. A pregnant woman who enjoyed a glass of wine once in a while can chose to either put a nice cool grape juice in her favorite crystal glass.

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Prevent Alcohol Consumption during Pregnancy

It is common that woman take alcohol on a regular basis as a social activity in this modern society. What happens when the woman becomes pregnant? What are the official recommendations regarding alcohol intake and pregnancy? The medical community has been alarmed for a long time now on the effects of alcohol during pregnancy, the worst outcome being fetal alcohol syndrome. Since there is no way to determine how much alcohol is safe to take during pregnancy, a zero consumption recommendation has been the official position of the medical community. After all, the level of alcohol passing through the placenta varies on too many variables to be determined exactly. Such variables can be the weight of the mother, the stage of the pregnancy, the weight of the baby, the type of alcohol taken, etc

Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy

Pregnancy should be a time of joy and happiness and as such the expectant mother should not feel like she is depriving herself of her social drinks for her baby’s sake. She can easily find ways to enjoy her social relaxation and fun time by adopting many of the following tricks. A pregnant woman who enjoyed a glass of wine once in a while can chose to either put a nice cool grape juice in her favorite crystal glass. She can also opt for a wine without alcohol as there are more and more on the market.

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