Pregnancy and Alcohol: Psychological Factors

Studies on the fetal effects of alcohol use during pregnancy seem to contradict one another; one researcher was curious about the disparity in results. ... read more »

How to Improve His Fertility

Male infertility is the reason that almost half of couples seek infertility treatments. There are several things a man can do to improve his fertility. ... read more »

School-Age Drinking Increases Breast Cancer Risk

August and September is the begging of the great exodus of college students from their parent’s homes back to their college dorms. For many students, this also means the beginning of weekend – and weekday – booze binging.  ... read more »

Can Light Drinking Affect Fetal Development?

Drinking heavily while pregnant is known to cause fetal alcohol syndrome as well as other birth defects, but what about a few drinks now and then? ... read more »

How to Deal with Pregnancy in Your 30's in 12 Steps

Let our 12 step guide help you deal with pregnancy in your 30's. ... read more »

Can I Drink Wine During Pregnancy

You should not drink any alcohol during pregnancy. Wine contains alcohol and you should not drink wine during pregnancy. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy is bad for your baby and heavy drinking can cause birth defects and fetal alcohol syndrome, including wine. ... read more »

Foods and Substances to Avoid During Pregnancy

What foods and substances should you not consume during pregnancy? ... read more »

Is Early Drinking Linked to Verbal Development?

Research now suggests that children who develop verbal and cognitive skills early could be more likely to engage in an early exploration of alcohol in their adolescence. ... read more »

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FASD), ARND, and ARBD

The full pattern of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome usually occurs in offspring of chronic alcohol abusers, most often in women who drink 4-5+ drinks daily. However, it can also occur in women who drink less. ... read more »

Medications With Alcohol During Pregnancy

  Pharmaceutical products with ethanol would fall under Category D of products screened by the US Food and Drug Administration. This category is for drugs which are known to cause various health risks to fetuses when the drugs are taken during pregnancy. ... read more »

Alcohol and the fetus

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy is a significant public health problem and may result in a wide range of adverse outcomes for the child. ... read more »

Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Early Drinking Habits

According to the study, the amount of drinking that occurs between the time a young women has her first period and the time when she carries her first baby to term may increase or decrease risk of breast cancer. ... read more »

Both Men and Women Should Refrain from Alcohol for an IVF

Every woman knows that she should avoid alcohol when she becomes pregnant. However, many women don’t realize the negative effects that alcohol can have on their in vitro fertilization (IVF). ... read more »

A Drunk Baby is Not a Happy Baby

Everyone has at least one thing they judge. It may be shameful, but it is a reality of being human. There is always at least one person who we look at out of the corner of our eyes and think disparaging thoughts. ... read more »

Even a Glass of Wine Might be Too Much for Breastfeeding Moms

Recently, I celebrated a birthday with a friend who had just had a baby. She was turning twenty-seven, and her newborn baby was with the grandparents for the evening. She explained that she hadn’t had alcohol since her baby was born three months ago. ... read more »