The association of alcohol consumption with outcome of pregnancy.

@article{Marbury1983TheAO,
  title={The association of alcohol consumption with outcome of pregnancy.},
  author={M C Marbury and Sabine Linn and Richard R. Monson and Stephen C. Schoenbaum and Phillip G. Stubblefield and Kenneth John Ryan},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1983},
  volume={73 10},
  pages={1165-8}
}
Patterns of alcohol consumption were assessed in 12,440 pregnant women interviewed at the time of delivery. Only 92 women (0.7 per cent) reported drinking 14 or more drinks per week, with most consuming fewer than 21 drinks per week. In the crude data, alcohol intake of 14 or more drinks per week was associated with a variety of adverse pregnancy outcomes, including low birthweight, gestational age under 37 weeks, stillbirth, and placenta abruptio. After use of logistic regression to control… CONTINUE READING