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One in 10 women drink a little alcohol while pregnant

Researchers in Norway found that negative affectivity is linked to light alcohol use and binge drinking during pregnancy. Results show 16% of women had light alcohol use in the first trimester and 10% in the second trimester. Binge drinking occurred in 12% of women during their first trimester and 0.5% in the second trimester. Experts describe negative affectivity as the tendency to experience negative emotions such as anxiety and depression.
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