The relationship between alcohol consumption during pregnancy and infant birthweight. An epidemiologic study.

@article{Virji1991TheRB,
  title={The relationship between alcohol consumption during pregnancy and infant birthweight. An epidemiologic study.},
  author={Sukaina Virji},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1991},
  volume={70 4-5},
  pages={303-8}
}
  • Sukaina Virji
  • Published 1991 in Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
Heavy alcohol consumption during pregnancy has been consistently associated with inhibited intra-uterine growth; however, the effect of social drinking is not yet clear. The relationship between moderate drinking and low birth weight (less than 2,500 g) among a nationally representative sample of white married mothers who gave birth to singletons infants in the National Natality Survey (1980) is analysed here. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy was significantly associated with birth weight… CONTINUE READING

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