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What is the safest amount of alcohol I can drink in pregnancy?
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Zero fl oz
In the United States the recommendation is to avoid alcohol completely.

In brief: Zero fl oz
In the United States the recommendation is to avoid alcohol completely.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: None
No level of alcohol exposure has been found safe for a fetus.
Alcohol easily crosses the placenta into the developing fetus and is broken down into byproducts like formaldehyde, which is toxic to tissue. There is likely some periods ( before the brain is formed) where exposure has less effect on that organ.Yet the total effect adds up over time.

In brief: None
No level of alcohol exposure has been found safe for a fetus.
Alcohol easily crosses the placenta into the developing fetus and is broken down into byproducts like formaldehyde, which is toxic to tissue. There is likely some periods ( before the brain is formed) where exposure has less effect on that organ.Yet the total effect adds up over time.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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