I'm afraid that any woman stupid enough to drink alcohol and endanger her child will probably pass down some pretty poor genetics for intelligence as well.<br />
So the baby gets it both ways.
Just think how much more brilliant you would've been.
this is old news :P in my city they had posters everywhere warning people about FAS......
spraying your lawn with pesticides while you are pregnant also endangers your child. In severe cases, such as farm worker exposure you child could be born with no limbs. Lots of things endanger children. Living near a freeway or airport....near a paper mill.... it is called having a teratoligic effect I think and isn't talked about much in the media because that would threaten the corporate totalitarian state we live in
The idea that a glass occasionally really has an effect hasn't been established. But excessive drinking during certain times has been proven detrimental.
This isn't news. This has been known for decades.