Expecting all women who might be or could become pregnant to refrain from alcohol use is not a realistic public health policy, asserts Katherine Hartmann, M.D., Ph.D., Deputy Director of The Institute for Medicine and Public Health at Vanderbilt and the senior author of a study recently published in Obstetrics & Gynecology. The study, "Pregnancy Intention and Maternal Alcohol Consumption" found that the vast majority of women with intended as well as unplanned pregnancies either stopped or decreased drinking after having a positive pregnancy test. ...