Pregnant mothers should not drink alcohol as a part of this year’s holiday cheer.
The American Academy of Pediatrics states that there is no known safe amount of alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
For that reason, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that women who are pregnant, or who are planning to become pregnant, abstain from drinking alcoholic beverages of any kind.
Importantly, Dr. Michele Brown, OB/GYN, states that it has been found that expectant fathers, or partners, could have a major impact on a pregnant woman’s health habits. Social support is directly related to the extent of alcohol use in pregnancy. Read more.