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Women who drink wine get pregnant more quickly

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7413.468-c (Published 28 August 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:468
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Women who drink wine achieve planned pregnancies faster than other women, new research has shown.

    A study of almost 30 000 women shows that women who drink wine get pregnant more quickly than those who drink beer or spirits.

    “Wine drinkers experienced significantly shorter waiting times [to pregnancy] compared with those who reported no wine intake,” says a report of the study in Human Reproduction(2003;18:1967-71), which was based on the Danish national birth cohort.

    The aim of the study was to examine the relation between specific types of alcohol consumption and waiting time to pregnancy. Although several studies …

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