CDC: Women Still Drinking While Pregnant

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Drinking among pregnant women remains an issue in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

FOX News Radio’s Bill Vitka reports:

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Women have been told not to when they’re pregnant, but some still drink anyway. Almost 8%, one-in-thirteen expecting mothers say they use alcohol. Those who imbibe the most are 35 to 44, nearly one-out-of-seven.

The study, by the CDC, finds that that about 1.5% of pregnant women report binge drinking: three times a month, six drinks at a sitting.

The better educated you are, the less attractive binging with booze. But it is more common among unmarried women. The best medical advice: no level of alcohol is safe during pregnancy.

Bill Vitka, FOX News Radio.

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