Getting Pregnant <
Trying to conceive
26/09/2014 at 23:13
hello ladies probably a daft question
I am just over midway through 2ww wait and due to go drinking tomorrow for a birthday. Do you abstain in case or continue to drink in moderation until you have done a pregnancy test? I probably normally drink one glass of wine a week at the most but this is a cocktails glam party and it would be nice to partake in a tipple.
tomorrow is 9dpo to test or not? Drink or not?
27/09/2014 at 06:03
I never changed my plans in the 2ww, or in TTC at all. I don't get drunk anyhow but I wouldn't stop completely. If enjoy a cocktail or two if it were me. I never tested until I was actually late too, but I know most test earlier than that.
27/09/2014 at 07:32
As raincloud said, I haven't changed my drinking habits at all and I regularly have 'big' nights out.
I figured if I ever do get pregnant I'll have 9 months of not being able to do things so why change now 'just in case'
If I ever do get a bfp I'll stop drinking at that point
27/09/2014 at 07:43
Thanks ladies I thought I was probably being over cautious
27/09/2014 at 08:50
I drank during the 2ww too. I think so long as you're not silly about it, there's no reason not to!
27/09/2014 at 09:29
I would drink, eat everything you're not allowed while pregnant and enjoy yourself! X
27/09/2014 at 09:47
I did but only because of a few losses. I asked my consultant and he advised to stop post ovulation. I had made h stop too but he said that so long as h didn't exceed the recommended limit throughout the cycle then there shouldn't be an issue. There was never any cause for my losses (2 mc and a TFMR at 18+5 due to abnormalities), I think they just threw everything at it iyswim. My friend was under a mc specialist consultant who advised absolutely no alcohol or caffeine (she struggled more with the caffeine )
27/09/2014 at 09:50
In saying that this time (very surprise pregnancy and unsure when conceived), I had a huge party and was vvvv drunk at some point in the cycle I think it was pre ov though but I certainly drank in the run up to my bfp (wine with dinner etc)
27/09/2014 at 13:41
I avoid caffeine already as bf my DD, think I will just see how I feel might end up on the mocktails as not feeling amazing anyway. Thank you ladies for all your responses.
01/10/2014 at 06:52
I used to cut out alcohol, caffeine, etc. when TTC, but tbh when you're TTC for well over a year it gets very boring very quickly. I know that it was the HyCoSy that cleared my tubes and made it possible for me to conceive, but the month that I did I drank loads. HyCoSy on Thursday, flew to Tunisia on Sunday, OV'd on Monday morning, was in Tunisia until the following Sunday...it was all inclusive, so I drank my body weight in wine and cocktails that 2WW...I had wine pre noon til midnight every day.
Continues below ad
with our partner Childcare.co.uk
Nice to see you! Please do nose around, sign up and join in.