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There's a new study out on kids who drink and it indicates one in three children in the United States.
Has tried beer wine or liquor by the time that child is in the third grade.
The research suggests many parents say they think it's okay to give small amounts of some sort of -- or one or something.
To prevent the kids from becoming heavy drinkers later in life.
According to the archives of pediatric and adolescent medicine 40% of mothers say they believe forbidding alcohol only increases the kid's desire to -- Like anything else you don't let him haven't they want to.
The doctors warn that the exact opposite may well be the case joining us now doctor -- -- from Columbia University Medical Center.
If you go to Europe and every kid's got a -- got a little simple line all the time in all the moms say this is fine that's pretty.
Not sure which country you know going to set -- you don't a year on the any European state have a reputation for drinking more alcohol.
Than the Americans but this is a fascinating stuff take because they looked at thousands -- us.
And they get to that great choked and and they -- the children and they execute the office.
About whether or not there's children Phoenix based alcohol and as you say -- one in three children between the age of eight and ten.
To that she tried either be -- wine or another form of alcohol.
-- one in four of these -- believes that.
Offering an alcohol was -- to -- to drinking in the -- -- One in five have faced -- does believes that it protected the children McCain's -- -- -- In the future when they were drinking is obsolescence release up received benefits by the mouth us.
It is it isn't just some of those who were sitting there wasted -- parents over and they just say here take this and shut up this stuff I think that's what happened in my house.
Not that they were wasted I don't mean that and then sometimes you -- -- -- a little -- mommy's.
You know kids will be kids.
Levine explains a lot -- -- -- everything but if you did it.
But -- that this study came from North Carolina say it was not and national starting.
But very very -- -- that launched such a there was those that allow us -- comments made on in the New York Times the Wall Street Journal.
About people believing that giving alcohol in the -- seeing where it's controlled.
Maybe -- good thing but with apps that evening I evidence what -- what struck.
To suggest that alcohol at a young guy a -- and he pretty combined effects and we -- -- that if you can't -- and alcohol.
The younger they all -- their space alcohol that the -- the risk of them being expects alcohol related problems and make some life.
And it's amazing because if you look at the age of these children if you -- children alcohol before the age of ten.
Then there's a much quiet instance have been drinking alcohol let -- a full teams I've ever.
-- latest third grade stuff.
But more like -- -- a senior in high school and you're about to go off to college.
Your parents might say OK well it's time for you to do -- in front of us so that later on you know will crash your car or something is a big difference between that.
-- third grade isn't there.
Whether -- I mean that I'm asking I don't know about the whole point about the study is to highlight the fact that parents focusing should lead by example.
And children will look to that parents say if you're in that environment where -- -- it.
When your parents saying yes it's -- -- to drink alcohol you make keeping out the wrong message.
The -- many opportunities hit educate children.
About the dangers of alcohol about their physical the -- show the psychological things about -- -- set -- limits -- children.
And obviously to educate them about issues like drink driving and -- if you're X based alcohol then you may actually -- -- to -- doctor thank you.
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