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14 weeks pregnant and wasn't aware of the no alcohol recommendation so been drinking 1/4 cup wine twice a week. Have I harmed the fetus?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine

In brief: Doubtful

Statistically, many women are 'in your same shoes' and have had some alcohol while not knowing they were pregnant yet.
Small amounts such as 2 glasses a week and of wine, should carry no real risk. That being said, we do know that alcohol in general, if taken often and certainly in excess can harm the developing baby, especially in the 1st trimester. Congratulations, and best wishes.

In brief: Doubtful

Statistically, many women are 'in your same shoes' and have had some alcohol while not knowing they were pregnant yet.
Small amounts such as 2 glasses a week and of wine, should carry no real risk. That being said, we do know that alcohol in general, if taken often and certainly in excess can harm the developing baby, especially in the 1st trimester. Congratulations, and best wishes.
Dr. John Munshower
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