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Alcoholism can be a hard thing to admit. Do you know someone who is an alcoholic? If you are pregnant and drinking you should know it's not good for your baby.

Actually drinking while pregnant, damages the development of your baby. Fetal alcohol syndrome, it will affect your baby for life, even shorten his or her life. It affects the baby's heart, lungs and eyesight.

If you know someone who is pregnant and drinking. Help her to help herself and her baby. Contact Al-non. A group that helps those who are family and friends of an alcoholic.

Yes, an alcoholic has to want to be helped.When a woman is pregnant, it's not only her life, but the baby's life to be considered.

Maybe you are pregnant and the father of your baby is an alcoholic. Maybe he gets grumpy, angry when you try and address the matter. You have a right to protect yourself and your baby. Do you want a man who is drunk, holding your baby?

Is it safe to drive with someone who drinks? Of course not.

Take a stand. Be strong. Don't hide the fact that there is a problem.

Pregnancy, becoming a mother is the start of a new life for you and baby.

Alcoholism is a disease. It not only affects the alcoholic, it affects everyone around him or her.

Alcoholism, if not addressed can affect an entire family.

Alcohol in days gone by, was given to mothers during delivery to reduce the pain. Alcohol in moderation maybe healthful if taken in moderation. Although not recommended if pregnant.

The alcoholic, who admits to alcoholism, the disease that abuses alcohol, can not drink in moderation.

Alcoholism, creates health issues for the alcoholic. It can damage your liver, pancreas, increase your cholesterol, to dangerous levels for your heart.

In excessive amounts, it is a lethal poison.

Contact a professional. Get help for you and your baby.

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