Intended for healthcare professionals

Rapid response to:


Low level alcohol consumption and the fetus

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 17 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:375

Rapid Response:

Developing countries' women to note

With increasing alcohol consumption among women in developing
countries, this report assumes significance. Young working women in India
are taking to alcohol in large numbers and hence there is a risk of them
developing complications during pregnancy. This report reiterates past
observations on the subject and should act as additional warning.

Competing interests:
None declared

Competing interests: No competing interests

21 February 2005
Rajan TD
Consultant Skin & Sex Transm Diseases, Andheri 0091-22-56982747
Mumbai India Tel: 0091-22-26820114