Alcohol intake in early pregnancy and spontaneous preterm birth: a cohort study.

CONCLUSION: We found no evidence that maternal alcohol intake in early pregnancy was associated with a higher risk of spontaneous preterm birth, neither for alcohol binge drinking nor for a low average weekly intake of alcohol. PMID: 31803953 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Alcohol Clin Exp Res Source Type: research

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Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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