Posted on June 19, 2019
The number of pregnant women consuming alcohol is on the rise in recent years, despite the health risks. About 1 in 9 women in the U.S. drinks alcohol while pregnant, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About 4% of pregnant women binge drink, which is having four or more drinks at one occasion. Clear Advice: No amount of alcohol is safe to drink during pregnancy. If you drink alcohol during pregnancy, your baby may be at risk of lifelong birth defects.