Safe levels of alcohol consumption during pregnancy are not known; therefore, pregnant women are advised to abstain from drinking alcohol.
Almost 49 percent of U.S. adults abstain from alcohol use or drink fewer than 12 drinks per year.
Pius IX had already refused to recognize the legitimacy of the Kingdom of Italy; and Catholics had been formally enjoined to abstain from voting in national elections.
she intends to abstain from sex before marriage
Medieval monastics sought to abstain from enjoying daily life, lest they prefer it to God.
Individuals who drink about those amounts live longer than those who abstain (one unit is equal to half a pint of beer, a glass of wine or a pub measure of spirit).
most pregnant women abstain or drink very little
The prime minister has also urged his citizens to abstain from drinking alcohol on election day to avoid violence and maintain the dignity of the event.
The fully recovered individuals show symptoms of neither alcohol dependence nor alcohol abuse and either abstain or drink at levels below those known to increase relapse risk.
Campbell was required to abstain from drinking alcohol and have no contact with three individuals.