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Drinking during pregnancy
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University educated women, aged in their early to mid-30s and who smoke, are more likely to continue drinking alcohol throughout pregnancy. And with some women giving themselves a leave pass to drink heavily at special occasions while pregnant, public health experts say doctors need to get over the awkwardness of asking mothers about their pregnancy alcohol use if their children were exhibiting behavioural or cognitive problems once at school.