About 8 percent of West Virginia babies are exposed to alcohol shortly before birth
Researchers from the WVU School of Medicine and School of Public Health were part of a study that examined prenatal alcohol exposure rates during late pregnancy. They found that, on average, about 8 percent of babies born in West Virginia were exposed to alcohol in the last two to four weeks of their gestation. (WVU Illustration/Aira Burkhart)

About 8 percent of West Virginia babies are exposed to alcohol shortly before birth

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About 8 percent of West Virginia newborns are exposed to alcohol two to four weeks before birth, according to a new study. “Alcohol exposure during…

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