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30/10/2013 at 19:11
As title says! I usually do, even to the point of being drunk as a fart :-) I don't know though, feel like I shouldn't this cycle. Reckon it's because I've been able to accurately pinpoint ovulation so fairly confident I'm actually in the 2WW when usually I'm just hopeful that I am. I never want/ed to turn into someone who put their life on hold for TTC.
30/10/2013 at 19:20
For a few cycles I didn't drink in the 2ww then I realised that I wasn't going to get pregnant quickly and that life was too short. I'm not a heavy drinker though so I'd never have consumed enough to cause any issues. I stopped immediately after getting my BFP both times.
I don't see an issue with drinking in moderation during the 2ww but you do whatever it is you feel comfortable with.
30/10/2013 at 19:25
What's moderation?! ;-) lol!
30/10/2013 at 19:27
Haha good question
30/10/2013 at 19:37
No, I'd a few losses and my consultant told me not to, alcohol can affect clotting i also had foetal abnornalities, but I was never tested for clotting etc but was willing to guve anything ago itswim. cons just said dont, and for h not to exceed the recommended units
30/10/2013 at 19:39
I don't drink alcohol so it's never been an issue for me but I think most ladies don't change their behaviour whilst TTC'ing
30/10/2013 at 20:02
I didn't, but stopped after the positive test. When I m/ced, I didn't feel like drinking for about a week, but am now drinking again. I think once AF arrives and I know where I am in my cycle, I may cut down a lot again except when AF is here. I did tell my midwife that I was scared that drinking while ttc caused the mc, but she said not to worry about it too much since half the babies in the UK are conceived when the parents have been drinking. Still, I want everything on my side so as I said, after my first post mc AF I will cut down.
30/10/2013 at 20:32
I didn't stop drinking in the 2ww, I think life is too short- unless of course you've been advised not to. I did try and cut down a bit though, I also didn't eat any of the foods you're meant to avoid, in the latter part of the 2ww.
30/10/2013 at 21:43
I didn't stop during the wait. But I'm not a heavy drinker anyway!
31/10/2013 at 07:41
Nope, I still get utterly wasted on a regular basis....maybe that's where we are going wrong?
31/10/2013 at 09:41
Yes I carry on as normal, I don't want to put my life on hold but if we end up ttc for a long time I might have a month where I give it up and see what happens!
31/10/2013 at 16:12
Yes, I carry on as normal. That said I don't drink a lot anyway. I'm not very good at drinking since I had N! Although we did stay with BIL last weekend and drank more than I have in a long time!
I got pregnant with N on honeymoon, ate and drank all the wrong things, then went to a wedding and got trollied. Found out I was pregnant about five days afterwards!
31/10/2013 at 20:03
I carry on as normal. Saying that I don't drink a lot, The last time I remember being drunk was 11 years ago!
01/11/2013 at 09:22
I stopped drinking totally after my mc. Probably didn't touch a drop for about a year, then maybe one drink a month. Then I got absolutely rat arsed in May and fell pregnant that cycle!
01/11/2013 at 09:40
Yes I carry on as normal, I'm nt a regular drinker anyway but I don't want to make a big thing about being in the 2ww as it's stressful as it is!
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