Alcohol consumption in pregnant women and the outcome of pregnancy.

  title={Alcohol consumption in pregnant women and the outcome of pregnancy.},
  author={Monique Kaminski and C. Rumeau and Dorit Schwartz},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  volume={2 2},
A prospective study of more than 9000 women shows that during pregnancy, women consuming alcoholic beverages in excess of 40 cl of wine per day have an increased risk of the following unfavorable pregnancy outcomes: (1) the risk of stillbirth is elevated, especially for death from abruptio placentae: (2) mean birth weight is lower, and the risk of a small-for-date infant is increased; (3) placental weight is also decreased. Although heavier drinkers differ from lighter drinkers in a certain… CONTINUE READING

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