It is a well-known fact that alcohol is a harmful addiction during pregnancy which can harm both the mother and baby. No amount of alcohol is safe during pregnancy. It can harm the baby at any stage of the pregnancy. It can cause miscarriage, poor growth, still birth, low birth weight, premature birth and many more other problems. It affects the brain development of the baby and can cause learning and behavioral issues in children. As the baby in the womb cannot metabolize alcohol effectively, it develops “Fetal Alcohol Syndrome” which is very detrimental.
How can pregnant women quit alcohol?
Some tips for alcohol-free pregnancy are as follows-
These are a few tips which can help you to abstain from a vice, but above all your will power and the intention to give the best to your baby is what will keep you motivated to stick to your decision. Your unborn baby deserves to be born with normal development so that it gets a good start early in life, later decisions can be good or bad but the baby should not suffer because of any unmindful decision on your part.