Vanderbilt University surveyed 5,000 women as part of a study of early pregnancy health about their use of alcohol during pregnancy. What it found was that once they discovered they were pregnant, all but 6 percent stopped drinking. Those that did continue to drink, did so at a low level.
“Our study was not focused on whether or not alcohol is safe in the early conception window,” said Katherine Hartmann, M.D., Ph.D., deputy director of the Institute for Medicine and Public Health at Vanderbilt and the senior author of “Pregnancy Intention and Maternal Alcohol Consumption”…
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