No soft cheeses. No wine. No roller coasters. No medicine (at least not the good stuff). The list goes on and on.
But, nine months is a really long time to be a rule follower and there may come a time or two during a pregnant woman’s gestation when she just resist that turkey sandwich. I know I am one of them.
So in an effort to rid myself of guilt, I’ve decided to confess my pregnancy sins here.
(Read my confessions after the jump!)
1. Ate a turkey sandwich.
I couldn’t help it. My work had a make-your-own sandwich spread set up for all the teachers and I just couldn’t resist. I did heat up the meat a little though.
2. Had a sip of my husband’s mojito once and a sip of his beer twice.
I think I’m maybe the only woman who actually thinks beer sounds appealing while pregnant, despite the fact that I didn’t really like it previously.
3. Took Omega-3 DHA vitamins that weren’t 3rd-party tested.
Apparently that’s important, but I didn’t know. Ooops. Lesson learned.
4. Indulged in cookie dough.
In my defense, said cookie dough was in ice cream and I didn’t really think about the raw egg cookie dough factor until I was finished.
5. Had a latte.
I had my husband make it with only one shot. I know you can technically drink caffeine when you’re pregnant, but I still felt pretty guilty and only drank half of it.
6. Ate a hot dog.
Nitrates, shmitrates. Sometimes a girl just needs a hot dog.
And do you know what? My baby is still A-OK. Or at least I think so. I guess we’ll see in a few more months. If she’s born with three eyes or an extra toe or something then I guess I was wrong and I probably should’ve followed the pregnancy manuals a bit more closely and I will have to retract my statement.
What were some of your pregnancy sins?
Feel free to confess here in the comments.
Confession is good for the soul!
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