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Could introducing children to alcohol at home lead to binge drinking?

According to new research - parents who give their children sips of wine or beer to gently intro...

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14.58 19 Aug 2020


Could introducing children to alcohol at home lead to binge drinking?


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14.58 19 Aug 2020


According to new research - parents who give their children sips of wine or beer to gently introduce them to alcohol could be fuelling binge drinking. The study found that these children are just as likely to grow up with alcohol-related problems as they would be if they got their first taste of underage drinking from other sources. Have you let your children sample alcohol at home? Were you doing it because that felt like the safer option to you? Susan chats to Dr Bobby Smith, child & adolescent psychiatrist and lecturer with the Department of Public Health and Primary Care,Trinity College & hears from listeners

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