Should You Stop Drinking While Trying to Conceive?

Despite what you may have seen on Mad Men, it’s well known by now that alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix. But what about alcohol before you’re actually pregnant? Is it safe to have your favorite cocktail while you’re trying to conceive?

Ideally, it’s better safe than sorry, says Dr. Erin Higgins, clinical instructor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NYU Langone Health. Here’s everything you need to know about drinking alcohol while trying to conceive. Read more here.