This study examined the effects of moderate levels of alcohol consumption during pregnancy on 14 year-old children's intellectual ability, learning and attention. Effects were found in children of mothers who consumed more than a glass of alcohol a day. In addition, exposure late in late pregnancy was associated with increased learning difficulties.
Authors: Frances V. O'Callaghan, Michael O'Callaghan, Jake M. Najman, Gail M. Williams, William Bor
Date: February 2007