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Excessive drinking can pose a serious threat to your health. Drinking during pregnancy, however, not only puts you at risk, but also your fetus. Prenatal exposure to alcohol can cause physical and mental disabilities in your child, according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. The most certain way to prevent these effects is to completely abstain from drinking during pregnancy.

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