Seriously, what the fuck is up with the total black-and-white viewpoint of this article?
Delany says the study highlights the importance of getting the message out to women to not resume substance use after pregnancy. “It’s just something we need to work better on as a nation,” he says. “Women just aren’t stopping the way we would hope.”
Substance use. Not abuse. Basically: squeezing one out means you’re a dirty, filthy hoor who deserves to have her child/ren placed in foster care if you have the occasional gin & tonic or vodka martini after a particularly boogery day at work. This is right up there with the “treat all females currently menstruating as ‘pre-pregnant'” flap in Medical Advice That Makes Me Want To Burn Out My Ovaries With A Soldering Iron.
How totally not surprising at all that there’s a conspicuous lack of handwringing over fathers drinking or smoking.
*”Shorter” concept stolen from Sadly, No!