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.
Posted: March 2019