Alcohol use among pregnant and nonpregnant women of childbearing age - United States, 1991-2005.

  • Published 2009 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report

Abstract

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy is a risk factor for poor birth outcomes, including fetal alcohol syndrome, birth defects, and low birth weight. In the United States, the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome is estimated at 0.5-2.0 cases per 1,000 births, but other fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are believed to occur approximately three times… (More)

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@article{2009AlcoholUA, title={Alcohol use among pregnant and nonpregnant women of childbearing age - United States, 1991-2005.}, author={}, journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report}, year={2009}, volume={58 19}, pages={529-32} }