A British study claims pregnant women can drink up to one glass of wine a day without harming their unborn child’s neurological development. An independent study conducted by Content Management, LLC collected interesting data on the topic.
The survey asked the following questions; Did you or did your wife or partner drink while pregnant? The results were as follows: 73% No, 0% Yes, and 27.3% N/A. Do you know anyone who drank while they were pregnant? The results were as follows: 70% Yes and 30% No.
How do you feel about Okaying the idea of pregnant women drinking? The results were as follows: 54% thought it was very important for women not to drink, 36.4% agreed that women should be able to drink without harming their baby, and 9.1% don’t care (neutral) on the topic.
How would you feel seeing a pregnant woman at the bar? The results were as follows: 50% thought it would seem unusual, 20% would be upset, 0% would think it wasn’t a big deal and 30% might confront the pregnant woman about her actions.
Do you think bars and restaurants should refuse to serve pregnant women alcoholic beverages? The results were as follows: 45% Yes and 54.5% No. If pregnant women drinking wine becomes socially acceptable, do you think it is okay for pregnant women to drink hard liquor such as: rum, gin or vodka? The results were as follows: 9.1% Yes and 90.9% No.
Do you think it is okay for pregnant women to smoke? The results were as follows: 0% Yes and 100% No. The results of this survey contradict the idea of okaying or socially accepting pregnant women drinking alcohol. In some ways the results of this survey validate what is considered healthy behaviors during pregnancy. This excludes drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes.What’s your opinion on the topic of drinking alcohol while pregnant and or smoking during pregnancy?
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