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Children will form opinions about alcohol based on the attitudes their parents have to drinking. Research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has found, unsurprisingly, that parents are role models for their kids — whether they accept that or not — and their actions speak volumes to a child’s development, Made […]

Alcohol and children: how should parents model responsible drinking?




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A trio of pregnancy-related health topics hit the headlines last week. Here’s a roundup. Drinking during pregnancy increases epilepsy risk According to research from the University of New Mexico’s Department of Neurosciences, children of mothers who drink during their pregnancy are six times more likely to suffer from epilepsy as […]

Pregnancy roundup: epilepsy, exercise, incontinence


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The British Government has announced plans to tackle the increasing problem of underage drinking, and is planning to prosecute parents who allow their children to drink in public. If proposals became law, anyone under the age of 18 “regularly” found with alcohol on their possession could face getting an ASBO […]

UK Government to crack down on underage drinking, targeting parents, ...