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The Brood: A mother who drank while pregnant warns of the risks




Kathy Mitchell and her daughter Karli Schrider at the 25 year gala for the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS).
Kathy Mitchell and her daughter Karli Schrider at the 25 year gala for the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS).
Kathy Mitchell and her daughter Karli Schrider at the 25 year gala for the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS).
Kathy Mitchell with her daughter Karli Schrider.


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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 10 women report drinking some alcohol while pregnant. 1 in 33 say they binge-drink.

Last year, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a new warning to expectant mothers— no amount of alcohol is safe during pregnancy. But not everyone agrees, and understanding the effects of alcohol on an unborn child can be a challenging task.

Today on The Brood, our regular segment on parenting, we take a closer look at what's known at this point on the subject with one of the most vocal advocates against drinking while pregnant. 

Joining Take Two to discuss: