Tag: alcohol during pregnancy

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm your baby

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm your baby

Pregnancy will change your life in many ways. For example, when you become pregnant, what you drink, eat and breathe may change because certain t ...
January is Birth Defects Prevention Month

January is Birth Defects Prevention Month

We know that not all birth defects can be prevented. But we do  know there are things that can help you increase the chances of having a healthy, full ...
International FASD Awareness Day

International FASD Awareness Day

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (also called FASDs) are always caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Don’t drink alcohol if you’re pregnan ...
Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

  The Fourth of July seems to be when summer barbecues abound. Grills get fired up and freezers are stocked with popsicles. It’s always gr ...
Don’t drink alcohol during pregnancy

Don’t drink alcohol during pregnancy

There’s no safe amount of alcohol or safe time to drink alcohol during pregnancy. If you drink alcohol even before you know you’re pregnant, it ca ...
Alcohol, Smoking and Other Drugs: Why Ten Fingers Plus Ten Toes Doesn’t Always Equal the Whole Story

Alcohol, Smoking and Other Drugs: Why Ten Fingers Plus Ten Toes Doesn’t Always Equal the Whole Story

By Lauren Kozlowski, MSW, MPH, MotherToBaby Georgia   Carly called and I could hear the stress in her voice immediately. She had been s ...
Alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix

Alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix

If you’re pregnant, trying to get pregnant or think you may be pregnant, don’t drink alcohol. Drinking alcohol at any time during pregnancy can caus ...
Cheers! with alcohol-free alternatives

Cheers! with alcohol-free alternatives

Tis the holiday season, and often that means lots of parties and gatherings, usually involving alcohol. But if you are pregnant or trying to conceive, ...
Pregnant? Drinking alcohol is not worth the risk to your baby

Pregnant? Drinking alcohol is not worth the risk to your baby

There is NO safe amount of alcohol to drink during pregnancy and there is NO safe time to drink alcohol during pregnancy. If you are pregnant, trying ...