There is no absolutely safe level of alcohol consumption, however sticking to the recommended daily and weekly drinking limits will minimise the risk to your health.
It is recommended that women do not exceed 2-3 alcohol units per day or 14 units per week and that men do not exceed 3-4 units per day or 21 units per week. Additionally, everyone should have at least 2 alcohol-free days per week. Regularly exceeding these limits will increase the chance of harm as a result of drinking alcohol.
If you are pregnant, you should avoid drinking alcohol, but if you do choose to drink, you should to minimise the risk of the baby by not drink more than 1 to 2 units of alcohol, once or twice a week and should not get drunk.
If your alcohol consumption is within these recommended limits, well done – you are minimising the risk to your health from alcohol