It is best for your baby if you don’t drink alcohol while you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding.
- Drinking alcohol during pregnancy increases the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth
- Alcohol use can cause foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in your baby
- FASD affect your baby’s brain development, physical development, learning and behaviour
- FASD lasts a lifetime – there is no cure.