Risk factorsBy Mayo Clinic Staff
The more alcohol you drink during pregnancy, the greater the chance of problems in your baby. There's no known safe amount of alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
You could put your baby at risk even before you realize you're pregnant. Don't drink alcohol if:
June 02, 2014
- You are pregnant
- You think you might be pregnant
- You're trying to become pregnant
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