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Posted by: Cornel | 2007/12/07

Alcohol in early pregnancy

Doctor,

I am about 4 to 5 weeks pregnant - confirmed by my docter - and about 2 weeks ago we had an end of year function which started the afternoon and continued for quit a while. I had quite a lot to drink at this funtion not knowing that I was pregnant - about 3 small glasses of wine, al lot of sparkling wine and some liquers after dinner. Will this drinking have an effect on my baby?

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It sounds like you had the alcohol before the stage of implantation so the fetus should not be affected.

Best wishes

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Posted by: Nix | 2007/12/07

no. besides, you'll probably find that you conceived only around that time. they work out how far you are from the first day of your last period. Congrats.

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