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Mothers' High Blood Sugar Levels Place Infants At Risk For Birth Problems

Pregnant women with blood sugar levels in the higher range of normal are more likely than women with lower blood sugar levels to give birth to babies at risk for many of the same problems seen in babies born to women with diabetes during pregnancy.

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Is it safe for women to drink small amounts of alcohol in pregnancy?

Fetal alcohol syndrome is a serious condition and is clearly a consequence of heavy alcohol intake during pregnancy, he writes. Nevertheless, there is still no evidence that low to moderate alcohol intake in pregnancy has any long term adverse effects.

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