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Ellie Lee, directo
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Press release dated 18/5/17: Avoiding Alcohol in Pregnancy IS a Feminist Issue
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service today claimed that “advice to pregnant women about drinking alcohol may cause more harm than good.”
In response to this,
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The men who pe
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