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Health Tip: Risks of Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy

-- No amount of alcohol is safe to drink during pregnancy, experts say.

Even small or moderate amounts pose a risk, says the American Pregnancy Association.

Risks to offspring include, but are not limited to:

  • Physical abnormalities.
  • Poor coordination and memory.
  • Hyperactive behavior.
  • Learning, speech and intellectual disabilities.
  • Problems with the heart, kidneys or bones.
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Posted: March 2019


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