Contemplator QA Post Category: Alcohol

What are some signs that my drinking might be a problem?

Some people may find that their alcohol use stops them from enjoying daily life. Here are a few signs that alcohol use may be causing problems: you drink more, or for longer than you intended you are unable to complete what is needed at work, school or home due to repeated alcohol use you keep […]

Is it okay to drink at any time during pregnancy?

Alcohol use can affect a developing baby at any stage during pregnancy. No known amount or type of alcohol is safe at any time during pregnancy. Because alcohol can affect the earliest stages of fetal development – before a person may even know they’re pregnant – if you are pregnant, might be pregnant, or are […]

What effect can alcohol have on a developing baby?

Alcohol passes through the placenta to the fetus. This can lead to the fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). When developing organs are exposed to alcohol, this can damage the brain and other organs. This damage can’t be fixed or treated. The damage can cause physical, emotional and mental disabilities. 1 in 100 babies born in […]

What effect could alcohol have on my body?

Alcohol affects many organs in the body. Even a small amount of alcohol can be harmful to health. For that reason, the more you can reduce how much alcohol you consume, the fewer health risks related to alcohol you’ll experience. If you’re thinking about getting pregnant, it’s best if you can reduce your use of […]