Take a tour
invite your friends
- Select Menu -
Invite your friends
OT - pregnant and already a bad mommy?
I think I am pregnant.Today is my due date for my period, I just did a pregnancy test and I got the "two stripes"!
We did not have sex during my supposed fertile time (I chart) but I would still welcome a baby!
The TERRIBLE thing is, I drank for a week and half after that conception happened. Wine is the eve with dinner, even went to an out of town wedding and had too much fun.
Please - is there anyone out there who knows the chances of birth defects? I have an appointment with my doc in 5 days, but till then I am FREAKING OUT!
And please, no harsh judgements - believe me, I am totally judging myself...
Tue. Oct 16, 12:26pm
take a deep breath... what is done is done... and probably did not harm your baby at all... and from here on just be the best mommy you can be!
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 12:38 PM
The first 2 weeks are always a wash, meaning, you're always fine if you drank etc. Definitely ask your OB but this has been general common knowledge among all of my mommy friends. I have 2 children and the first two weeks before I've found out I've had sushi, french cheese, bottles of champagne, you name it. Don't worry and CONGRATULATIONS!
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 12:40 PM
i didn't know i was preg until almost the end of the first trimester. i was a chain smoker. when i learned i was preg, i stopped smoking immediately, but exposed the fetus to almost 3 mos worth of chemicals! my child came out at a healthy weight and seems to be developing normally. i am sure you are not the first person who drank while pregnant & didn't know. everything will be OK :)
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 1:00 PM
Last poster you hit my fear right on the head. I'm not planning to have a family any time soon but sometimes these things happen. My fear is that I won't know for some reason and harm my baby.
Is it very common for a woman to not know she is pregnant for that long?
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 1:34 PM
Many women have done this unknowingly, don't worry. Now focus on being as healthy as you can be : ) Congratulations!
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 3:18 PM
the first few weeks of conception is really all about cells multiplying. So what you really do in that time won't really have any effect on the fetus. It isn't until your about a month into it that the nervous system develops and the way docs do the timing is always wrong. My doc insisted that I was so many weeks with this pregnancy and I knew I was further along since I chart. Surprise, surprise I turned out to be 3 weeks more then she thought.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 4:25 PM
In the first 2 weeks after conception, the fertilized egg (not even an embryo yet) is traveling down your tube and just beginning to implant in the uterus. There is no placenta, no amniotic sac. Most important, no blood supply is established. I’m sure your Dr. will reassure you that everything will be fine.
You'll have plenty of time later on to feel Mommy guilt. No need to start this early!
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 4:28 PM
Thank you SO MUCH for your informative responses.
I think I can breath again.
Can you believe I posted about this anonymously before I even told the father? He'll be home any moment now....so here I go......!!!
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 6:18 PM
Oo I think we want to know how it goes when you tell the soon to be father!
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 6:52 PM
He nervously giggled and smiled.
I am sure this will take a few months to sink in!
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 10:38 PM
You will be totally fine as the above posters said, I guess this is an unnecessary post but after I read it I just wanted to say yay! pregnancy is so wonderful (well some of it hehe) and motherhood is an amazing gift! :)! and your caring so much even now proves that you will be an awesome mommy!
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 10:52 PM
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 1:05 AM
How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight
How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer
How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources
Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner
How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition
New Diet and Fitness Articles:
Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program
Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:
Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule
Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions
Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?
Everyday Weight Loss Tips
How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge
Introducing The PEERtrainer Cheat System
How To Speed Up Weight Loss
How To Get Motivation To Lose Weight
Weight Watchers: The New Science!
3 Myths About Weight Loss With JJ Virgin
Related Article :
New PEERtrainer Articles :
Why Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight
How To Lose A Lot Of Weight, Fast
5 Things You Must Know Before Doing A Cleanse
New: How To Build Muscle
What Is The Best Kind Of Protein Powder?
The Master Cleanse
Will Removing Gluten From Your Diet Help You Lose Weight?
How To Obliterate Your Limitations
How To Get The Motivation To Exercise
How To Stop Feeling Tired
Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Super Immunity Diet
The PEERtrainer Diet
Is Portion Control Keeping You Fat?
The Ultimate Guide To Dietary Fiber
P90X? Do Burst Training Instead
Weight Watchers Points Changes For 2012
Can Diet Soda Cause You To GAIN Weight?