(BBC) — Drinking a low or moderate level of alcohol in early pregnancy is not linked to developmental problems in five-year-olds, researchers say.
The Danish research, published in the BJOG journal, suggested one to eight drinks a week was not linked to harm.
In Denmark a standard drink has 12g of alcohol, compared with the UK's 7.9g.
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UK pregnant women are advised not to drink, but experts say those who do should have no more than one or two units, once or twice a week.
Heavy drinking during pregnancy is known to be linked to miscarriage, foetal alcohol syndrome and low birth weight.