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Small amounts of alcohol no risk to baby

31st October 2008

Research by University College London has found that drinking up to two units of alcohol per week while pregnant does not heighten their child's danger of "behavioural problems".

The team studied 12,500 three-year-old children and found that male offspring of "light drinkers" (women who drank two units per week) had 40% less chance of "conduct problems" and 30% less risk of hyperactivity than those children whose mothers had not drunk any alcohol during their pregnancy. 


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