Yes - I drank the same as before pregnant and wasn't concerned
Yes - but only the odd glass every now and again
No - I made a decision not to drink at all for the health of my baby
No - I didn't feel like drinking whilst pregnant (nausea, etc)
No - combination of above, didn't feel like drinking and was concerned about my baby's health
Yes I did. And won't be made to feel guilty for doing so.
with the last three posts
I wouldn't let my son suck on my asthma medication, but I took it all through my pregnancy - theres lots of things I put in my body while pregnant, that I wouldn't put in his, because its not like a direct link between my mouth and his body when he's inside me.
I did have a few half glasses of wine now and then, and Jasper was perfectly fine.
I wouldn't have done it every day, or every week even, just the odd half glass sipping so I feel *a part* of the adult world, not just an incubator
No offence but the comparison is utterly ridiculous, I also wouldn't give my newborn a steak to chew on or a adult quantity of panadol either.
I have done my research and drunk very lightly through all of my pregnancys. I have two very very healthy, happy boys so far.
Also, I'm not a fan of a pregnant woman drinking ten schooners or four cans of jim beam down at the pub. But I've seen pregnant women at a restaurant have a glass of wine and not thought ill of them. I myself have had two glasses this pregnancy, I dilute them with lemonade purely because they are a bit sweet, but I'd happily have a glass of wine every now and then and not feel bad.
My OB condones it, and through all my medical training sensible amounts of wine were always considered fine.
I think it's irresponable to sit there going I drank and my kids are fine!! I mean do u really know that for sure, you will never know completey what u have done, also the risk is huge, especially when foetal alcohol syndrome is real, I have worked first hand with these children an believe me anyone who has wouldn't think twice about whether or not they'll have a drink while pregnant, I believe it's a Huge gamble u are taking with your childrens life and u are just purely lucky they are so called 'healthy'
Studies indicate that the physical and mental impairments wont be as prominent if the mother drinks less than 8 drinks per week... Some effects will only be something small like bad memory when they are older if the mother had a few drinks prenatal.. but this link is WELL worth the read.
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