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BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 10 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h771

College advises women to avoid all alcohol in pregnancy: Women trying to conceive and those in the first three months of pregnancy are advised not to drink any alcohol, states updated information for patients from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.1 The college said that no safe amount of alcohol that could be consumed during pregnancy has been proved and that the only way to be certain that the baby was not harmed by alcohol was not to drink at all during pregnancy or while breast feeding, although small amounts of alcohol after the first trimester did not seem to be harmful.

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