Friday, January 23, 2009

Binge Drinking Increases Preterm Birth Risks

Just in case there are still women out there who want to push the envelope when it comes to drinking (and smoking) during pregnancy, a new study by the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research has found that, "The risk of preterm birth is highest for pregnant women who drink heavily or at binge levels, meaning drinking more than seven standard drinks per week, or more than five drinks on any one occasion."

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