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First thing I'm going to eat/ drink afterwards...

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Manc451 Sun 07-Apr-13 16:51:25

So morning sickness is still all day but more survivable and I can imagine enjoying food again. Started obsessing about the things I'm going to tuck into after the birth. So far the list is a) big frosted glass white wine b) pâté and French loaf and c) the ripest hunk of Brie I can get from the local cheese shop. Hmmmmm, mouldy cheese....

A great big stinky cheese platter and a BIG glass of red. <drools slightly>

Saundy Sun 07-Apr-13 16:57:02

& don't forget all the cured meats we can't have to accompany said cheese board grin

DXBMermaid Sun 07-Apr-13 16:57:04

Have to wait another 6 weeks or so but already planning to send DH out for a smoked salmon baguette from Paul and will most definately have a glass of cold white wine (bottle is already chilling in the fridge). Pate and Frois Gras are also on the list. Am hoping that I will be able to enjoy steak again as since I fell pregnant it tastes awful. Oh and homemade tiramisu!!
You're making me hungry, despite having just had dinner. blush

KirstyoffEastenders Sun 07-Apr-13 17:01:45

I'm getting my list ready, only 8.5 months to wait. Thought I'd better check what I 'can't' eat today and it seems to be everything I love sad

Cavort Sun 07-Apr-13 17:01:56

A glass of Shiraz and a rare fillet steak for me, unless by some miracle it's boiling hot (due 26th June) in which case I will have a lovely freezing cold bottle of Corona with lime grin

cupcake78 Sun 07-Apr-13 17:06:01

Rare steak, stinky Camembert and other yummy stinky banned cheeses, pate!

I've found a compromise with most things but these can't be beaten.

cupcake78 Sun 07-Apr-13 17:06:54

Ooow, also due 26th June wine

RugBugs Sun 07-Apr-13 17:06:56

A glass (or pint) of cider, pâté and cured meat.
Baby is due in August, I'm seriously considering going home from hospital via a pub if the weather is nice.

speedyboots Sun 07-Apr-13 17:11:49

Have been fantasising about this regularly. Rare steak and a glass of red wine. 5 weeks to go!

fatandlumpy Sun 07-Apr-13 17:22:14

We've got a magnum of Champagne (1/2 price at Sainsbo's!). July/August baby and I WILL be found, face down in pate, runny cheeses, parma ham etc...post partum. I may even have a fag, but I really don't want to start smoking again (freaking hard enough giving up in the first trimester!)

smoked salmon and cold cooked meats are not on the banned list so you can have them when pregnant if you wish:


shelley72 Sun 07-Apr-13 17:30:31

a lovely piece of (probably NHS) toast. you cant beat a bit of toast just after youve given birth <easily pleased emoticon>!

toast and a cup of tea was my first meal after birth too

slug Sun 07-Apr-13 17:36:31

After DD was born and she had finally been allowed home from the SCBU, we went to the IL's for lunch. There waiting for me was a loaded table with all the things I has missed. Fois Gras, blue cheese, Brie, etc.

There was a lot of hormonal weeping from me, not to mention vast amounts of scoffing. Best surprise present from them ever.

CitrusyOne Sun 07-Apr-13 17:38:58

I was over excited about the prospect of my toast but my hospital didn't do it! Had a nice cup of tea and a croissant which was the consistency of a cricket ball.

GeordieCherry Sun 07-Apr-13 17:39:40

Aww Slug, that's lovely!

Speedyboots I've got 6 weeks to there. After which time, there'll be a big fat raaaaare steak, with crumbled Roquefort atop. And a glass of red the size of my head!

Msbluesky32 Sun 07-Apr-13 17:48:24

Comte cheese - the biggest lump I can find!
Sushi - how I've missed sushi.

I'm getting a bit excited about the prospect of drinking here, I heard from a very stern breast feeding teacher that you couldn't drink because it alters your supply - anyone know about this? Sorry to jump your post but I'd go to bed very happy knowing I can drink the odd glass of rosé this summer! Thanking you muchly.

Manc451 Sun 07-Apr-13 18:11:14

I heard that too, but I'm allowing myself one! And an entire cheese platter. Can't imagine enjoying steak again though....

DXBMermaid Sun 07-Apr-13 18:13:12

Ilovepowerhoop I was told that with salmon and cured meats it's not about the food, but about that packaging. There is no place around here that sells non-vacuum sealed salmon, hence why I'm not eating any but I do get cured meats sliced freshly from the deli and eat those. The lists also seem to differ per country. Please tell me I haven't given up smoked salmon for no good reason all these months wink

FoofFighter Sun 07-Apr-13 18:18:49

You can have sushi!

melli Sun 07-Apr-13 18:20:45

Mmm a large glass of red vino. Pate too, not normally that into it but have craved it my entire pregnancy. And msblue I am sure one glass of vino now and then will not affect your supply.

NewChoos Sun 07-Apr-13 18:22:50

Brie and Prosecco.
Cheesecake (have to monitor blood sugars in pregnancy so had to avoid) - actually sweet stuff in general without the need to feel guilty.

speedyboots Sun 07-Apr-13 18:36:09

Geordie - can't wait!
Msblue - this website is really useful (someone linked to it on another thread). The pdf at the bottom of the page has a useful chart to work out how long the alcohol will take to leave your system.

Msbluesky32 Sun 07-Apr-13 18:36:18

fooffighter really? Nooooooooo........ (I'm 39+6 today, which means I've spent my ENTIRE pregnancy abstaining from sushi) <sobs>

melli you are probably right <logs on to ocado and mentally reserves nice bottle of rosé>

The first thing I actually ate was slightly stale white sliced with some butter that was too hard to spread and a plastic pot of long life apple juice. Yum. Elf and Safety have banned toasters in the maternity ward, so that is what they give you after labour. I was so hungry I appreciated it as much as any of the foods others mention

RJM17 Sun 07-Apr-13 18:55:41

I only have 32 weeks to wait but I have already put my order in for pâté with tiger bread and cheese and chorizo!! I have lready told my DH that I expect this to be at the hospital for my first meal after having the baby!!
And then my second meal will be a chicken foo yeung as I am absolutely dying for this and every time we go past a Chinese I feel like crying because I can't have one!!
It's strange the things you miss tho as these aren't things that I would eat on a regular basis but now I can't have them I want them!! X

why cant you have chicken foo yeung?

RJM17 Sun 07-Apr-13 19:19:55

The egg in it! I was told I wouldn't be able to have it because you don't know where the eggs are from x

Pudgy2011 Sun 07-Apr-13 19:21:23

Red wine - I had 2 wonderfully large glasses when I came home with DS. It was the first time I was able to enjoy wine throughout my pregnancy without falling asleep after the first sip.

I'm pleased to say I stayed awake throughout both glasses. Lush.

surely as long as the egg is cooked properly it would be fine to eat. Undercooked eggs may be an issue if they arent lion stamped but if they are fully cooked then any bacteria would be killed anyway

RJM17 Sun 07-Apr-13 19:33:04

That's what I thought but was told by a few different people not to. Have my midwife appointment tomora so will ask her as I am questioning it now and want it even more x

sounds like a bit of scaremongering to me. If the egg is fully cooked any salmonella will be killed - if you are worried they havent cooked it properly then take it home and cook it a bit more!

RJM17 Sun 07-Apr-13 19:50:07

Sounds like a plan!! Thanks!! I will most definately be getting one if these and soon!! Been wanting it for about 5 weeks! Was planning on having it at the weekend as we always have a takeaway at the weekend and then I found out I was pregnant so since then I can't get it out of my head lol x

swaye Sun 07-Apr-13 19:53:14

Sushi, give me sushi. DH has been given orders to bring it to me asap!!!

sheeplikessleep Sun 07-Apr-13 19:56:13

Runny fried eggs, dripping yolks.
Rare steak.

StiffyByng Sun 07-Apr-13 20:04:27

As I have also been monitoring blood sugars, I've pretty much ignored the forbidden foods list as I can eat so sodding little! Soft cheese and pâté have been my only avoidances, and booze. So my list is a bit different, being a chip butty on crusty white bread and a large glass of white wine. Also an almond croissant.

I've eaten sushi in both my pregnancies, ditto smoked salmon, runny eggs and rare steak. This pregnancy I've gone mad with the hard cheeses and eaten my own weight in salami etc.

lollypopsicle Sun 07-Apr-13 20:08:11

Marmite on toast. Lurve marmite but it gives me raging heartburn along with most other things so can't wait for that savoury goodness smile

Then a Roquefort, Brie and pâté fest washed down with a glass of Rioja.

sheep, you can have runny yolks so long as the eggs are lion stamped, the whites are all cooked, and the yolks are hot. I asked my Obs consultant a few weeks ago for confirmation.

After reading these, I now want sashimi. sad

redandyellowandpinkandgreen Sun 07-Apr-13 21:03:57

Brie and pate. Maybe together.

You can have chorizo cooked, I've had a lot of it this week.

I also definitely asked for well-cooked eggs this morning in a restaurant but they came runny so I ate them. Slight guilt about that but I won't do it again.

Saundy Sun 07-Apr-13 21:03:59

Actually I'm just looking forward to being able to enjoy a sausage & bacon butty again, I loved them so & now I can't even look at one!!

weeblueberry Sun 07-Apr-13 22:01:12

Is surprised at how many things people aren't eating that she's been stuffing her gob with

Pâté with oatcakes and a large gin and tonic at the hospital. Massive plate of liver and bacon when I get home grin

Pate on French bread with ice cold glass of white wine.

juniper9 Sun 07-Apr-13 23:16:07

An ice cold can of Grolsh. Classy, me. My DP suggested sneaking it into the ward, but I'm not sure the midwives would approve...

FoofFighter Mon 08-Apr-13 10:41:21

Only things I am avoiding is liver, pate and the cheeses we shouldn't be having like Brie.

Really wish people would read up a bit on what exactly they need to worry about, without spouting wrong info to people who take it as gospel - the NHS site is fab. No foo yung for instance?? what a crock of shite!!

[backs away slowly]

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