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CDC: 20% Of Pregnant Women Drink In First Trimester

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CDC: 20% Of Pregnant Women Drink In First Trimester

CDC: 20% Of Pregnant Women Drink In First Trimester

On Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said up to 20% of pregnant women in the U.S. drink alcohol during their first trimester.

According to Business Insider the CDC also said that more than 10% admit to binge drinking during that time.

In addition, nearly 5% reported consuming alcohol at least once during the second and third trimesters, the CDC said.

Nearly 40% indicated that they also used at least one other substance , commonly tobacco and marijuana.


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