Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Even moderate drinking in pregnancy can affect a child's IQ

Public release date: 14-Nov-2012
Contact: Dara O'Hare
University of Bristol

Relatively small levels of exposure to alcohol while in the womb can influence a child's IQ, according to a new study led by researchers from the universities of Bristol and Oxford using data from over 4,000 mothers and their children in the Children of the 90s study (ALSPAC) and published today in PLOS ONE.

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