Alcohol & Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week: May 14 - 20

Alcohol & Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week: May 14 - 20
Pregnancy can be a wonderful thing. There is nothing more satisfying than raising your own baby and watch him or her becomes a responsible citizen. But before a baby is even born, there are challenges that might affect it. One of these is drug and alcohol abuse by the expecting mother. It can have negative effects during birth and lead to other bigger problems in life. That is the reason the Alcohol & Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week was set. Drug and Alcohol Abuse We all know that abusing drugs and alcohol can have negative effects on our wellbeing. People have committed suicide, ended up in accidents and committed a whole lot of crimes all because of drugs and alcohol. In addition to this, the cost of using drugs is so very high that it might leave one impoverished. When it comes to pregnant mothers, however, the danger is not...
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