View Poll Results: Do you drink alcohol while pregnant?
No, not even a tiny sip. 61 43.88%
I might take a little sip or drink a toast at a wedding. 31 22.30%
Sure, I'll drink a glass of wine once in a while, but no more than one serving. 44 31.65%
Up to 2 servings of alcohol per sitting occasionally. 2 1.44%
Other 1 0.72%
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:08 PM   #1
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Do you drink alcohol when you know you're pregnant?

This is kind of a spin off from a thread over in the breastfeeding section.
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:13 PM   #2
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Maybe a sip here and there to taste. But never anything close to a full "drink". I work with special needs children and see a lot of FAS and FAE, so I just won't chance it...
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Re: Do you drink alcohol when you know you're pregnant?

I don't have a problem with an occasional drink. I personally wait until well after the 1st trimester though. I have used 1/2 glass of wine to settle some BH contractions as well as predromal labor (I had intense predromal with my 1st for 2 weeks). I also have celebrated special occasions with friends and family with a glass of wine. Personally, I wouldn't drink a mixed drink or shot and I don't care for beer, so I wouldn't drink that either.
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I don't see a problem with a small sip, but for some reason even when people offer or ask me to taste something I still say no. I guess I just feel like if I can't enjoy it why bother, I've made the commitment to not drink so why not just not drink.
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I don't see a problem with a small sip, but for some reason even when people offer or ask me to taste something I still say no. I guess I just feel like if I can't enjoy it why bother, I've made the commitment to not drink so why not just not drink.
This. It feels wrong to not have a full glass or two, but I don't want to have that much. I'd rather just turn down the sip than want to have more.
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yep, couple beers or a glass of wine occasionally
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yep, couple beers or a glass of wine occasionally
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I never drank a drop after I found out I was pg. never dreamed of it. Stigma? Idk, maybe.
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I never drank a drop after I found out I was pg. never dreamed of it. Stigma? Idk, maybe.
This is me too.
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I take communion at church, but that's it
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