Advisory Urges Pregnant Women To Abstain from Alcohol

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U.S. Surgeon General Releases Advisory on Alcohol Use in Pregnancy Urges women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant to abstain from alcohol

U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona today warned pregnant women and women who may become pregnant to abstain from alcohol consumption in order to eliminate the chance of giving birth to a baby with any of the harmful effects of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).

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