Scientists conducted studies on mice and found that any exposure to alcohol alters fetal brain development, particularly in the regions that control cognition, vision, hearing, touch, motor skills, and language. Study author Kelly Huffman, assistant professor of psychology at University of California, Riverside, says the findings are applicable to humans. "Any amount of alcohol during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe for the baby," Huffman tells Yahoo Shine. "It's no different than pouring whiskey right into the baby's bottle."
Yet earlier this year a study published from BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, concluded that light drinking was not associated with behavioral or cognitive problems. "The data is pretty conflicting and it's impossible to sort through it all," HildaRead More »from Booze, Caffeine, Exercise: What's Really OK for Pregnancy?