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Motherhood is the most blessed phase of any women’s life. A first-time mother would obviously want it to go perfectly and have a healthy as well as glowing child in her arms.
But it isn't as easy as it sounds. There are many precautions an expectant mother has to take which include everything from taking a proper diet to staying away from certain food items. You are required to live a healthy lifestyle ruled by a nutritious diet, exercise and medical help.
Out of all the products that aren't to be taken during pregnancy, alcohol tops the list. It has been clearly indicated by all health organizations that pregnant women should abhor alcohol in all forms. Even drinks that have less percentage of alcohol than 5% are dangerous for the developing baby. If a mother consumes alcohol, it reaches to the developing placenta and the baby. Your underdeveloped foetus can't beak it down to simple components. Thus, alcohol level in baby’s blood gets stored up.
Complications alcohol can cause
Help for alcoholic mothers
After knowing how alcohol can affect the baby, no mother would want to risk her pregnancy. However, there are pregnant women who are addicted to alcohol and thus have problems in completely giving up their habit. Such mother’s need help at hand, that too as soon as possible. If it gets too late, they might end-up risking their baby. Such mothers can:
Once you get free of addiction, you can pay more of attention on your pregnancy and make it stay healthy.