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Pregnant women should stay off drink, say midwives

The Royal College of Midwives has called for pregnant women to stay off drink following research that found there was no link between binge-drinking in pregnancy and health problems in unborn babies.A study in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, which pooled findings of 14 previous trials, found there was no link between binge drinking and problems such as stillbirth, miscarriage and birth defects.But Mervi Jokinen, practice and standards development advisor ...

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