Booze for the baby
New NICE guidance, based on no new evidence at all (strange for a supposedly evidence-based organisation) tells women to stop drinking in pregnancy. Fetal alcohol syndrome is devastating but this seems a little over the top. The pointy heads have spoken, ladies - put down the sauvignon, move away from the bottle.
Still, it's touching that the Government has turned its attention to ensuring the protection of the unborn. The cognitive dissonance comes when one considers that this is a country where in England and Wales alone there were 193700 abortions in 2006.