binge drinking in pregnancy

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Kimbo, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. Kimbo

    Kimbo Well-Known Member

    May 25, 2007
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  2. Sammystar

    Sammystar Well-Known Member

    Feb 12, 2007
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    :doh: :doh:

    What kind of 'study' is a 'study' which concludes that they don't actually have any 'evidence' of 'anything', and that they need to do more 'research'.

    It isn't rocket science, we know that binge drinking can harm US so it stands to reason it could harm a poor defenceless baby.

    That's what I call irresponsible reporting........ :x
  3. Squiglet

    Squiglet Well-Known Member

    May 29, 2007
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    :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Talk about scientific waffle.. and I thought I was bad.. :rotfl:

    I think basically it's trying to reassure those women, who went out partying one night, got wasted and didn't realise that they were in the early stages of pregnancy... The odd occasion of binge drinking won't harm the baby, but repetitive continual drinking can..

    although tbh, the study was only done on women who binged as a matter of habit... which leads me to believe that the above statement might not be entirely accurate.

    Although most women who over indulge just that once during their pregnancy we know, a majority of them go on to have healthy normal babies, because for the majority of their pregnancy they haven't drunk alcohol at all.

    So the study is about as much use as a hole in the head really..

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