Scientists have found another danger of alcohol

Scientists have discovered another serious disorder that occurs in a child when mother used alcohol.

The Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, scientists have discovered that the use of alcohol by the mother during breastfeeding disrupts brain development in a child.

The study lasted for fourteen years, according to MedicalXpress. Earlier, the who has stated about the Association of alcohol with cancer

Experts have observed for more than five thousand children and their mothers since 2004. Through interviews and checks of mental development of the child two times a year, scientists brought the negative impact of alcohol.

Children whose mothers consumed alcohol during lactation showed impaired thinking skills at age 6-7 years.

The reason for the negative effect could be that alcohol alters the composition of breast milk and causes a shortage of vitamins . Also, scientists think that ethanol can directly affect brain cells, destroying them.

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