There is emerging evidence that any alcohol during pregnancy is linked to preventable disabilities such as:
In 2016 the Department of Health published new guidelines for pregnant women in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to be clear that no level of alcohol is safe to drink in pregnancy.
Find out more about the background to the guidelines
You can speak to your midwife or GP about FASD or any concerns you might have about consuming alcohol during pregnancy.
If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking visit Forward Leeds at www.forwardleeds.co.uk