Avoiding alcohol BEFORE pregnancy?

I knew it was commonly accepted to have little to no alcohol during pregnancy, but I had never heard drinking before you were even pregnant could have effects on your child.

According to this article, drinking before pregnancy may cause gastroschisis.

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