47% of Australian women consume alcohol while pregnant, before knowing they are pregnant.
If you're trying for a baby, pregnant or breastfeeding, no alcohol is the safest choice. Features commentary from Prof. Carol Bower, Head of Alcohol, Pregnancy & FASD Research at Telethon Kids Institute.
"We know what it (alcohol) does to our own brain, and this little brain is undergoing enormous changes in a very short space of time. So it's not surprising that it's affected by alcohol."