If you’re here, you’ve taken a big step. You understand the importance of a healthy pregnancy. You understand the challenges that substance use can mean for that healthy pregnancy, but you may have questions and concerns. The information below will help answer some of those questions and concerns. But more importantly, it will help give you a reason, information and the strength to talk to your health care professional about substance use.
Questions about alcohol use and pregnancy are common, especially before you knew that you were pregnant. This fact sheet answers your basic questions about alcohol and pregnancy, but your health care professional can always explain more and answer any other questions you have.