[Logo]
|
Charlotte, NC
Informing and Connecting Engaged Citizens
USA
|
February 03, 2016
|
CDC Warns Women Against Drinking Without Contraception

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released a new report urging all women of child-bearing age to avoid alcohol unless they are currently using some form of contraception. At least 3 million US women are inadvertently risking their developing baby’s health by drinking alcohol and having unprotected sex. Currently, as many as 5% of U.S. schoolchildren might have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, symptoms of which include low birth weight, slower growth, and problems in the heart, brain, or other organs.

See link to full article below.
Source:
News Article
Issue Areas:
Related Content
Organizations
People
Calendar
Edit Mode [4099]