(London Independent) If a pregnant woman wants to belly (or bump) up and enjoy a drink that is her decision to make and no bar owner should take it upon themselves to try stop her, a new advisory issued by New York City is making clear.
The admonition to bar tenders, bouncers and club managers in all five boroughs to not even think about turning with-child customers away was contained in a wider set of guidelines that mostly deal with protections and rights for pregnant women in the workplace.
At the moment, bars in New York are required nonetheless to display signs that warn of the risks of harm to a fetus from alcohol consumption. But armed with that information pregnant women should be left alone to make up their own minds whether to drink, the guidelines insist.
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