What is the recommended weekly alcohol intake limit for men and women?
Heavy drinking increases your risk of ___ disease.
Which cancers are strongly associated with alcohol?
Why does drinking and smoking at the same time greatly increase your chances of developing cancer?
Alcohol acts as a solvent for carcinogens to travel around the body
Drinking is associated with what endocrine disease?
Should pregnant women consume any alcohol?
No, no safe level
Pregnant women drinking alcohol can lead to which spectrum of disorders in their children?
Foetal alcohol syndrome
What are some presentations of foetal alcohol syndrome?
Abnormal appearance; low body weight; small head size
Developmental delay; poor behaviour; sight and hearing problems
If alcohol is consumed very early in the pregnancy (i.e before the pregnancy is known), how at risk is the baby?
Not at huge risk
The amount of alcohol in a women's blood stream is (more than / equal to) the amount in her breast milk.
Ideally, alcohol should be ___ while breastfeeding.