Wednesday, February 26, 2003

Tippling mum-to-be guilty as charged, by an over-zealous society -

February 25 2003

"Become pregnant, and suddenly you are obliged to be purer than the Virgin Mary, writes Sarah Macdonald." [Addresses how research and public health messaging is not in sync. - JC]

Putting the word "pregnant" and "drinking" together in a title is always bound to attract attention, comment and controversy. And great discomfort for some readers. Women who are pregnant and breastfeeding are bound to read on with fear in their hearts. Because the truth is the guilt in motherhood starts early.

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