Opinion

Trying for a baby? Why an alcohol-free Christmas is best

By Elizabeth Elliott
Updated December 21 2021 - 11:40pm, first published 8:00am
Celebrating Christmas with a drink is part of our culture - but even a small amount of alcohol can do real harm to expectant mothers. Picture: Shutterstock

Alcohol is deeply ingrained in our culture. Some Australians drink more during the festive season - Christmas Day, the Boxing Day Test, New Year's Eve celebrations. Everywhere you look, you see advertising and promotion of alcohol. Cheap, accessible, and almost inescapable.

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