1. Myth/ Alcohol can affect throughout all stages of pregnancy. Possible discussion why has the focus been the first trimester.
  2. It can be either. 
  1. Myth: It is not evidence that there is an immunity rather the outcome was fortunate. Ask yourself “Is it possible to be intoxicated and drive home safely. Even though it feels politically incorrect” the answer is yes, however why take that chance or repeat because it the outcome was okay. The same with alcohol and pregnancy, research demonstrates that results can vary from person to person or even pregnancy to pregnancy.
  2. Myth once the damage has been done during utero development it can’t be reversed.
  3. Myth refer back to slide on alcohol distribution through standard drinks.
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