Advertisements
& # 39; It can have a really harmful effect & # 39 ;: Edwina Bartholomew of Sunrise urged women to stop drinking alcohol during pregnancy on Sunday as the new spokesperson for DrinkWise

& # 39; It can have a really harmful effect & # 39 ;: Edwina Bartholomew of Sunrise urges women to stop drinking alcohol during pregnancy … because she learns about the & # 39; incurable conditions & # 39; who can have it

Advertisements

Sunrise & # 39; s Edwina Bartholomew has urged women to stop drinking during pregnancy.

Advertisements

The TV personality, who is currently expecting her first child, has made the unexpected plea during an interview with The Daily Telegraph on Sunday.

& # 39; I was pretty shocked (to learn) that 28 percent of Australians don't realize what effect drinking can have on your baby and these are incurable circumstances, & # 39; she said.

& # 39; It can have a really harmful effect & # 39 ;: Edwina Bartholomew of Sunrise urged women to stop drinking alcohol during pregnancy on Sunday as the new spokesperson for DrinkWise

& # 39; It can have a really harmful effect & # 39 ;: Edwina Bartholomew of Sunrise urged women to stop drinking alcohol during pregnancy on Sunday as the new spokesperson for DrinkWise

The 36-year-old presenter went further: & # 39; Things like development problems and low weight and intellectual problems later.

Advertisements

& # 39; And it can have a really harmful effect on the health of your unborn child. I thought everyone knew it was not possible. & # 39;

Edwina discovered the statistics as the new spokesperson for DrinkWise, a campaign hoping to bring a healthier and safer drinking culture to Australia.

& # 39; I was shocked that 28 percent of Australians do not realize what the effect of drinking can be on your baby and these are incurable circumstances, & # 39; she told The Daily Telegraph. Pictured in June

& # 39; I was shocked that 28 percent of Australians do not realize what the effect of drinking can be on your baby and these are incurable circumstances, & # 39; she told The Daily Telegraph. Pictured in June

& # 39; I was shocked that 28 percent of Australians do not realize what the effect of drinking can be on your baby and these are incurable circumstances, & # 39; she told The Daily Telegraph. Pictured in June

Speaking: the 36-year-old presenter went further: & # 39; Things like developmental problems and low weight and intellectual problems later & # 39;

Speaking: the 36-year-old presenter went further: & # 39; Things like developmental problems and low weight and intellectual problems later & # 39;

Advertisements

Speaking: the 36-year-old presenter went further: & # 39; Things like developmental problems and low weight and intellectual problems later & # 39;

During the interview, the expectant mother indicated that she had given up alcohol in the hope of becoming pregnant, and did not continue to drink after she became pregnant.

She also started a new exercise regime hoping to become pregnant.

& # 39; After 15 years of shift work and early mornings, my body needed some beliefs that it was ready to have a baby, & # 39; she concluded.

Health conscious: during the interview, the expectant mother stated that she had given up alcohol while trying to conceive, and did not continue to drink after she became pregnant

Health conscious: during the interview, the expectant mother stated that she had given up alcohol while trying to conceive, and did not continue to drink after she became pregnant

Advertisements

Health conscious: during the interview, the expectant mother stated that she had given up alcohol while trying to conceive, and did not continue to drink after she became pregnant

Edwina announced her baby joy live at Sunrise in June.

The Sunrise newsreader recently said she was craving food with sharp flavors, as well as Chinese and Mexican food.

Edwina and her husband Neil Varcoe will welcome their first child together from November to December.

Growing family: Edwina and her husband Neil Varcoe (photo) will welcome their first child together from November to December

Growing family: Edwina and her husband Neil Varcoe (photo) will welcome their first child together from November to December

Advertisements

Growing family: Edwina and her husband Neil Varcoe (photo) will welcome their first child together from November to December

. (TagsToTranslate) Dailymail (t) tvshowbiz