(Closed) how much did you drink alcohol during your pregnancy?

posted 8 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: how much did you drink while pregnant (or what would your limits be)?

    Absolutely none

    A few sips throughout the whole pregnancy

    a few glasses (one glass at a time max) throughout the whole pregnancy

    one glass a week (on average)

    a few occasions where i had 2 or more glasses at a time

    Daily or almost daily

  • Post # 18
    1278 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    i didnt drink any as soon as i found out but before the 5 weeks mark i had several glasses

    Post # 19
    2870 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I havent had any yet at 35 weeks and I dont think I will. Our 1 yr anniversary and beach trip was tough!

    DH gives me the stink eye when I joke that I will have a glass to help me relax.  He says if I made it this long I can make it a few more weeks.  He also knows that I would be too worried about if it was hurting the baby to really enjoy it. 

    Post # 20
    494 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    None. It’s my personal choice. I’m fine with being without it until after the baby gets here. I’ve been sober during beer gardens and weddings. I still have a good time and don’t care that I’m not drinking with my friends and family.

    Post # 21
    7774 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    I had a half a glass of wine 2 days before my water broke. That’s it. My midwife actually told me to have a drink and relax. Lol

    Post # 22
    6009 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    My husband was realluy uncomfortable with alcohol during pregnancy, so I didn’t drink anything with either pregnancy.  My the time I gave birth with both kids, all I wanted was a cold, crisp beer!

    Post # 24
    554 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

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    @abbyful:  Oh man-I wish! I think I might have someone sneak some in for me too. We are also hoping for unmedicated so I think this would be a nice reward 🙂

    Post # 25
    714 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2020 - establishment theatre

    NONE! i dont believe any amount is safe….

    Post # 26
    4639 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    i had about 1/2 a drink on 2 or 3 occasions when i was pregnant. that was over the whole 9 mo.

    Post # 27
    275 posts
    Helper bee

    I had a few sips of champagne and at about 26 weeks I had a glass of red. It made me feel a little drunky, I supose since I hadn’t drank anything for months. I felt a bit guilty but my doctor told me a glass everynow and then is FINE. She said the French drink a glass of red often while pregnant.

    Post # 28
    4272 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    None, my doctor seemed pretty relaxed on what I could consume. She just said no alcohol or raw fish, so I have been staying away from both.

    Post # 29
    1733 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    None but I don’t drink normally maybe 2 or 3 times a year!

    Post # 31
    2457 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    I have a glass of wine with dinner probably 3 times per week, We went to France and Italy 8 weeks ago and i had a glass most nights.

    I didn’t drink at all for the first 12 weeks but since then I have drunk a small amount often.

    I have a friend who looks down on me for doing it, she is also obese and ate really unhealthy during her pregnancy, I have had much better (actually perfect) test results for everything. To each their own, but I feel my very healthy exercise ( I finished boot camp up last week and still run and do weights at 38 weeks) and very healthy eating is much more valuable than not drinking a glass of really good red wine a few times a week!

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