These policies were supposed to stop pregnant women from drinking. A new study says they’re hurting babies.

In a study published on Wednesday in the journal PLOS One and provided to Vox exclusively ahead of publication, Meenakshi S. Subbaraman, a biostatistician at the Public Health Institute,

What do preschoolers know about alcohol? Evidence from the electronic Appropriate Beverage Task (eABT)

Emmanuel Kuntsche, Lydie Le Mével, Robert A. Zuckerd https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.05.004 Highlights Development of an age-appropriate technique to assess children’s alcohol knowledge Using touch-screen computers was shown

Young people shift the ‘soft stigma’ of alcohol abstinence in Finland and Australia

A cross-cultural analysis of young non-drinkers in Finland and Australia has found both groups employed similar methods to manage the ‘soft stigma’ of abstinence. Led

Research: Risk factors for alcohol use among pregnant women, ages 15–44, in the United States, 2002 to 2017

DvoraShmulewitz, Deborah S.Hasin https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.04.027 Highlights 9.9% of pregnant women drank alcohol and 3.4% reported binge drinking in 2002–2017. Drug use and being unmarried increase risk of

Science Daily: No safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy, suggest researchers

An international group of researchers has taken one of the first major steps in finding the biological changes in the brain that drive fetal alcohol

National Post: PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO ALCOHOL AFFECTS A MILLION CANADIANS. WHY IT’S TIME TO START TACKLING OUR HIDDEN DRINKING PROBLEM

It’s been 45 years since researchers revealed the risks of drinking during pregnancy. But as Vanessa Hrvatin reports, rates of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder are

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