I hardly EVER drink alcohol at all when I'm not pregnant. But I'd never drink when I was. Here's my reason why... unlike food, which requires digestion before it can be absorbed, alcohol can diffuse right through the stomach walls and reach the brain within a minute. Now if the stomach is filled with food, then there is less of a chance of the alcohol touching the stomach walls and therefore perhaps not being absorbed immediately. I however wouldn't want to take that chance. For me, if something can be absorbed into the blood stream that easily, then it gets to my baby that much quicker. It's just NOT for me.
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4/22/06 at 11:09am