Wine o'shock: Are we trivialising women's drinking?

Children as young as seven recognise drunkenness and don’t like it when Mummy gets loud and shouty, or giggly and they find it frightening

Helena Conibear

With new statistics showing hospitals are treating a third more women for liver disease than five years ago, is it time to say goodbye to 'wine o'clock'?

Advertising campaigns are increasingly targeting women drinkers as well as novelty items on sale such as 'mummy's sippy cup' wine glasses which have been accused of increasing the problem of women binge drinking.

Today hear from Helena Conibear who says we are not taking the problem seriously - but blogger Talya Stone says we need to calm down.

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