There is no known amount of alcohol that a mother can safely ingest during pregnancy. No time during pregnancy is considered safe to drink; Similarly, there is no type of alcoholic beverage that can be consumed safely.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.