Alcohol and pregnancy don’t go together and it is better and safe to abstain from drinking intoxicating stuff during pregnancy. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy may lead to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder FASD). This condition is very dangerous for the unborn baby.
Moderate Alcohol Consumption
In Italy, researchers have proven that moderate alcohol consumption is definitely not harmful. But, still it is better to avoid alcohol during pregnancy.
Alcohol and Abortions
Many women may have consumed alcohol even before they discovered they were pregnant. Certain doctors advise such women to have an abortion in case the alcohol they consumed had harmed the fetus. However, this type of advice is not always right. A moderate consumption of one or two drinks per day is okay. However, hard core drinking is a real problem.
Abortions out of Fear
It is not necessary to have abortions out of fear that the alcohol you drank would have harmed your baby. In Australia, the guidelines ask pregnant women should have a maximum of two drinks per day or a maximum of just seven standard drinks in a week. This seems like sensible idea.
Abort ‘abortion’ ideas
In case you had a drink or two before discovering that you were pregnant. then contact your health care practitioner and discuss the issue. Check and recheck whether you need an abortion. In 95% of the case, it may not be necessary. And, once you know that you are pregnant, abstain from consuming alcohol for the safety of the fetus and you.