Originally Posted by c'est moi
with that said...the last time i expressed this kind of view on a DDC on another board, i was flamed away and accused of being a terrible mother who was to selfish to put her needs after her child's. i hope that this won't happen here.
I am always sad because I also hear of women not breastfeeding AT ALL because they want to drink and they were told they couldn't drink while nursing. So someone decided that it was better and safer to feed formula than nurse after an occasional beer.
I just think entire civilizations survived drinking mostly beer and wine before water was clean, and managed to advance. Beer and wine has been around longer than clean water, and it was probably much stronger than what we drink today.
I wouldn't do it, because I am not one that likes the taste of most beer or wine (some I do, not all) but I can't judge anyone else who does (unless they are at the bar every night drinking 4-5 shots, a few beers, and a mixed drink...then I 'd probably be worried