Alcohol consumption during pregnancy

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy

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Alcohol consumption is not recommended during pregnancy. Alcohol passes easily to the fetus and can lead to major malformations in the brain and other organs and systems.

Women who consume alcohol during pregnancy can give birth to girls with fetal alcohol syndrome - with facial, limb abnormalities, improper neurological development, etc.

An occasional glass of wine may be consumed, but it would be preferable to avoid alcohol during this time and during breastfeeding.

Dr. Anca Panaitescu
resident obstetrics-gynecologist

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