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Is it okay to drink while I'm trying to conceive?

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Avoid drugs and alcohol. Not only should you stop taking any illicit drugs, but you should also talk with your doctor about whether you should continue taking any other medications or herbal supplements.

SOURCES: 
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site. 
BabyMed web site. 
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institutes of Health web site, May 2003. 
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences web site, 2003.
Obstetrics and Gynecology, December 2002.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on June 17, 2020

SOURCES: 
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site. 
BabyMed web site. 
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institutes of Health web site, May 2003. 
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences web site, 2003.
Obstetrics and Gynecology, December 2002.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on June 17, 2020

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