I didn't know i was pregnant and have been drinking during pregnancy. How risky is that?

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…very risky…


It’s very risky but now you know.

Depends on how far along you are if it’s the beginning then stop and make sure u do all ur check ups and etc and take ur vitamins but if it’s late late it’s so risky and I pray you guys stay healthy and deliver a beautiful healthy baby :two_hearts:


Try not to worry too much and do what you can now. Talk to your doctor at your next/first visit.

I’ve watched a bunch of ‘I didn’t know I was pregnant’ episodes and it happens more often then you think. Obviously not something you want to do if you can help it but you can’t go back in time and change things. Let your ob know so they can keep a close eye on babies development. Try not to stress too much since it is out of your control and stress isn’t good for baby either. Congrats! :blush:


To be completely honest, I drank quiet a bit and I’m pretty sure I had alcohol poisoning at one point. Didn’t find out I was pregnant until 5 months and my son is 100% healthy. Not sure if I got lucky or what it truly causes but

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I got pregnant in June, found out in August and I was drunk allll of July
It’s always risky but my baby is shining and thriving.
Stop now, talk with your OB, and just take a breath


When I was told I lost my daughter I got very drunk for a week straight and was so depressed. Come to find out the dr was wrong and my daughter was 100% alive and well. I told my dr and she just monitored her for a a couple months and she was totally fine.


I didn’t find out I was pregnant until 2 months in and had been drinking up till then. Be honest with your doctors about any concerns you have but if it’s early on try not to worry too much.

I drank with my first pregnancy because I had no idea and my baby was healthy. 5 weeks early but went home after 2 days and did really good but I was young also.

I didn’t know I was pregnant until I was 5 months, drank and smoked cigs, my daughter is perfect and smart as anything. Now that you know, stop, but dont stress too much about it momma

I got drunk the night before I tested positive and killed myself with stress and guilt over it. She’s a happy, healthy 3.5 year old now. If you didn’t know, you didn’t know. Now you do, so you can stop. Hugs :black_heart:

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I’d look into how heavy you were drinking. If u were drinking heavily daily it could cause a sudden detox and cause a miscarriage. I’d contact an obg first thing.

You’ll be fine, baby will be fine. Just stop drinking now. I didn’t know I was at first. How far long are you? If you’re at the beginning and not like months in. I know around a month and half I was and didn’t know. If further along then make sure you let your doctor know.

Just avoid taking alcohol moving forward. Check with your OB about the risks because every pregnancy is different.

My son is 12 and fine :grimacing:

Please read up on “Fetal Alcohol Syndrome”.
How much did you drink and for how long during the time you didn’t know you were pregnant?
Please do stop now. All the best on you pregnancy and congratulations!

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I didn’t know I was pregnant with one of my children until almost 4 1/2 months along “I have always missed periods my entire life” and drank. Baby/ now child is perfect … be honest with your doctor I feel it happens more often then people admit or think. Try not to stress as that can cause issues too :heart::heart:


Depends on over all health, how much you’re drinking, how often, and how far along you are.
I’ve heard of a lot of people actively drinking while pregnant and having healthy babies (but like a glass of wine here and there)