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01/12/2006

UK – Alcohol risk to babies

A new study has revealed that up to 18,000 British babies a year are born damaged because their mothers drank in pregnancy. This figure represents three per cent of all births what has prompted calls for legislation to persuade mums-to-be not to drink.

Unfortunately, the Government insists moderate drinking in pregnancy is safe and said it is working with drinks firms on warning labels

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/tm_headline=alcohol-risk-to-babies-&method=full&objectid=18012175&siteid=66633-name_page.html

http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2006500267,00.html