Research – pregnant – drinking alcohol can effect future generations

Restriction on drinking alcohol is mostly the first recommendation for a would-be mother (especially those who are used to it). While doctors have already stated numerous reasons including FASD or Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders before, researchers have recently come up with a new fact. According to a new study, prenatal exposure to ethanol can cause abnormalities in a newborn’s brain and behavior which passes on to their many next generations. Experts say, “Drinking alcohol affects not only the fetus, but also the offspring’s next few generations. People may find adverse outcomes in their grand and great grandchildren.” Despite knowing the common facts, most women continue to drink alcohol (beer, wine or anything) during pregnancy. But scientists have brought to [...]