Binge pattern of alcohol consumption during pregnancy and childhood mental health outcomes: longitudinal population-based study.
OBJECTIVE: Patterns of alcohol consumption during pregnancy such as episodes of binge drinking may be as important as average levels of consumption in conferring risk for later childhood mental health and learning problems. However, it can be difficult to distinguish risk resulting from episodic or regular background levels of drinking. This large study investigates whether patterns of alcohol consumption are independently associated with child mental health and cognitive outcomes, whether th...Expand abstract
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