Drinking alcohol during pregnancy could be ‘a crime’ February 2nd, 2014 admin Latest News Shares Comments Women who harm their unborn babies by drinking alcohol during pregnancy could be found guilty of a criminal offence Women who harm their unborn babies by drinking alcohol during pregnancy could be found guilty of a criminal offence, it has been revealed. A new legal test case claims a six-year-old girl who suffered brain damage due to alcohol exposure in the womb is the victim of a crime. The case is being brought before the Court of Appeal by a council in north west England, according to The Sunday Times. If successful, it could mean that women across the country may be convicted of a criminal act if they damage their unborn child by drinking during pregnancy. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!