A 40-year-old female asked:
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If you a mother's blood supply does not cross over into the placenta till 6 weeks, how could alcohol effect an embryo during the 3rd week of pregnancy?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Misinformed?: Wow. Where did you hear that false myth? How is the baby supposed to get oxygen and nutrients to survive and grow if not from the mother? Wow. That is a first for me. You have been sold a fake or untrue or false myth.
Answered on Jul 30, 2014
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