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Alcohol In Early Pregnancy?

Is it really bad that I had four drinks before I knew I was pregnant?

Chances are good that you did no harm — tons of us have been in your shoes and had very healthy babies. But, now that you know you're pregnant, cut out alcoholic drinks. There's a risk of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, which can cause abnormal facial features, growth problems and developmental and various learning disabilities.

Plus, more from The Bump:

Danger of Alcohol after Conception?

What's Safe (and What's Not) During Pregnancy

Know-How for the First Trimester