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A 29-year-old female asked:

Im 18 weeks pregnant and have been craving vanilla milk. my husband has been making me a glass of milk with vanilla essence and honey every night. i just saw that there is alcohol in vanilla essence... will this harm the baby?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Vanilla extract ?'s: Vanilla extract in a glass of milk does not have a significant amount of alcohol in it to adversely affect your fetus.
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