BabyCenter: Drinking alcohol during pregnancy
Can you drink while pregnant? While you may have heard that an occasional glass of wine is okay, the truth is that there's no known safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy. Drinking during pregnancy carries a number of known risks to your baby, including the possibility of lifelong disabilities and an increased chance of miscarriage and stillbirth. If you drank alcohol in early pregnancy, don't panic – just avoid it from now on. We have tips on quitting drinking while pregnant, and there's help available if you're unable to stop on your own.