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Glass of wine on Chrismas day.

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LucyB1 Mon 16-Dec-13 15:13:50

Hi, I'm going to be 12+5 on Christmas day and i am absolutely GAGGING for a glass of red. Is that really bad cause I'm not quite out of the first trimester??

pussycatmomma Wed 25-Dec-13 21:54:46

Hi all, just wondered who succumbed to a glass of anything today? I have been reading this thread with interest. Im 17 wks. For the first time (and only time) in this pregnancy i had a few glasses of fizz with my christmas dinner.... I enjoyed it! But wont be repeating this again in my pregnancy. I am now berating myself horribly. Just wondered what everyone else had decided to do xxx

McFox Thu 26-Dec-13 00:37:24

Don't berate yourself pussycat! The evidence doesn't support abstinence, and I had a wee glass of prosecco myself today at 17 weeks. My pregnant doctor friends that I work with aren't abstaining totally either, and they are senior consultants - they know best! smile

MummyPig24 Thu 26-Dec-13 07:29:37

I'm 28 weeks and had planned to have a glass of wine but I didn't actually get round to it! I probably will have a glass over the festive period but I'm not a big drinker anyway.

ClearlyMoo Thu 26-Dec-13 07:48:30

I had a thimble full of sherry and a splash of red in a glass with lunch, and it was lovely. No one made a fuss or commented it was just really nice, and it was such small amounts I'm not going to worry or feel guilty. Happy Christmas!

Notfastmainlyfurious Thu 26-Dec-13 08:01:56

I had a quarter of a glass if champagne that last me almost an hour. My dad said a glass won't hurt get it down you! 14+3 yesterday. First alcohol of the pregnancy and it was good.

Santabroughtmethis Thu 26-Dec-13 14:20:44

McFox are they obstetric consultants?

I've nc for another thread but I've commented on here with my feelings, as a mum and midwife and being newly pregnant myself now, yesterday I didn't bother at all.

Hope everyone had a lovely day.

hackneybird Thu 26-Dec-13 17:04:30

I had a glass of red yesterday, it lasted me about 2 hrs and I enjoyed it. I had a Buck's Fizz on Sunday too. During the remaining festive period I shall probably have another small drink or two.

I'm 16+3. During the rest of the pregnancy i'll probably have one small drink a week. It's what I did my with my DS and I feel comfortable with that. All of my friends also followed same policy and everyone's children are bright as buttons.

weebigmamma Thu 26-Dec-13 18:10:16

I'm 24 weeks and I've just had 2 glasses of white wine as I'm totally fed up with everything and everyone. It was lovely and I'm not going to feel bad about it. x

AHardDaysWrite Thu 26-Dec-13 20:09:36

santa my SIL is an obstetric consultant and she told me to have a glass of wine on my birthday when I was pregnant.

Strokethefurrywall Thu 26-Dec-13 20:19:33

Yep, I had my Veuve in the morning and beers on the beach in the afternoon - tasted fantastic.

Glass of wine this afternoon too - happily I'm intelligent enough to listen to the advice of my OBGYN and not the judgement of pissy strangers on the internet.

Hope all had a lovely day whether they had a drink or not!

Santabroughtmethis Thu 26-Dec-13 22:11:02


aclxxx Thu 26-Dec-13 22:19:42

Had 2 glasses of pressecco over 4 hours. 17 weeks now.

HotCrossPun Fri 27-Dec-13 22:29:47

Nope. Didn't have the balls to. We were at MIL for Xmas dinner, and she'd went to the trouble of buying me non-alcoholic wine. I felt like too much of a wimp to say that I'd prefer a small glass of the real stuff. grin

Went to my mums for dinner on boxing day though. And she poured me a lovely glass of bucks fizz without me even having to ask. wink

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